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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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CSI Releases Two Reports Showing How The U.S. Food System Fails Communities, Particularly Communities of Color

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Dennis Chin Phone: 212-248-2785 x1450; Email: dchin@thecsi.org Center for Social Inclusion... Read more > View all press Releases >

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Red Hook Rising: Internet Freedom Two Years After Sandy

Yesterday marked the second year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy devastating New York City. In Red Hook, Brooklyn, communities relied on a wireless mesh network to coordinate and communicate in the aftermath of the storm. With Comcast planning to buy Time Warner and the upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling on Net Neutrality, what lessons can we learn from Red Hook’s wireless mesh network?

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When Will Detroit Win?

The City of Detroit needs investment, but we can’t replace, forget or leave behind the people that live there. A community benefits ordinance demands that the city be more thoughtful about the people of Detroit: It will help build a better, more sustainable Detroit for Detroiters.

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Why Race Matters in Determining our Energy Future

Recently, the National Policy Alliance made waves claiming that net metering policies create more inequity and harm to low-income communities and communities of color. The NPA is right to raise concern for communities of color and low-income communities when it comes to our energy system. Yet, the argument is short-sighted and actually hinders opportunities for communities of color.

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