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Shining a Light in Dark Places: Raising Up the Work of Southern Women of Color in the Food System View

Shining a Light in Dark Places: Raising Up the Work of Southern Women of Color in the Food System

CSI Food Equity Fellow Shorlette Ammons weaves together her personal story, U.S. history, and insight from Southern women of color working in food justice to show how we can achieve equitable food systems change.

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Justice for Eric Garner and What We Must Do Together

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A Bold Step Towards Energy Democracy

We applaud Governor Cuomo’s ban on fracking that denied a false solution to climate change from taking root in New York. The decision was based on a concern for the health of New York’s residents, the protection of our water system, and the lack of clear and strong economic opportunities that fracking could provide given the social costs. And it is a lesson we hope resonates across the nation –any supposed solution to climate change that would compromise our health and wellbeing is no solution at all.

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Surviving and Thriving—Examining Government’s Role in Racial Equity in Ferguson

“Black Lives Matter” has been carried on protest signs by thousands—a rallying cry for the immediate need to keep Black folks alive. But, as the creators and organizers of “Black Lives Matter” understand, this movement for transformative change is more than just about communities surviving; it’s also about thriving. This requires a deeper look at the role of government in creating the conditions from which predominantly Black communities like Ferguson emerge.

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Justice for Eric Garner and What We Must Do Together

As NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton applauds the NYPD for instituting body cameras, we now know even when Black men die at the hands of police officers, having recorded proof of action doesn’t guarantee consequences. Incremental change is not enough; we must address the deep structural and institutional racism that is embedded in our society.

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