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OUR FOOD, OUR RIGHTS: RECIPES FOR FOOD JUSTICE, PRESENTED BY COMMUNITY ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE & C2C
Start: 7:00 pm
Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice takes you on a journey through many of the current globalized food system's failures, and showcases creative solutions that communities worldwide are designing to regain control over their food, and the health of their bodies and neighborhoods. This book is published by Community Alliance for Global Justice, and includes contributions from more than 50 people. CAGJ's Executive Director, Heather Day, will introduce the book, and Erin Thompson and Rosalinda Guillen from Community to Community Development will do a reading from the sections in which their work is highlighted. Village Books will soon carry copies of Our Food, Our Right. Check back soon for more information about obtaining copies. Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) is a grassroots, membership-based organization located in Seattle. CAGJ educates and mobilizes with individuals and organizations to strengthen local economies everywhere, and is committed to anti-oppressive organizing as we build solidarity across diverse movements. CAGJ seeks to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices imposed by corporations, governments and other institutions while creating and supporting alternatives that embody social justice, sustainability, diversity and grassroots democracy. Community to Community Development (C2C) is a place based, women-led grassroots organization working for a just society and healthy communities, located in Bellingham. C2C is committed to systemic change and to creating strategic alliances that strengthen local and global movements towards social, economic and environmental justice. This event is co-sponsored by the Community Food Co-op.