Just & Equitable Food System

— Written By

Malik Yakini

The Come to the Table program presents its Equity at the Table Speaker Series, featuring a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion, while educating the community about food security issues.

Please join us for the first talk in the series, Creating a Just and Equitable Food System. The talk will be delivered by Malik Kenyatta Yakini, co-founder and Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN).  

Speaker: Malik Kenyatta Yakini

 “Creating a Just and Equitable Food System”

Date: March 3, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm

Location: Hayti Heritage Center, Durham NC

Yakini has presented at numerous local community meetings and national conferences on food justice and implementing community food security practices. He has an intense interest in contributing to the development of an international food sovereignty movement that embraces Blacks communities in the Americas, the Caribbean and Africa. 

RAFI will host the Equity at the Table Speaker Series in locations across North Carolina from March through August 2018. The series is designed for people who are working in the intersection of equity and food security and for those with the desire to think more critically about equity in their work and volunteerism. RAFI invites people of faith, farmers, activists, and journalists to come hear these perspectives.

FREE and open to the public
To register: http://rafiusa.org/cttt/speaker-series 

Written By

Photo of Dr. Lucy BradleyDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Posted on Feb 27, 2018
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