Soul Fire Farm presents: Uprooting Racism in the Food System

2022-01-21 09:00:57
Soul Fire Farm presents:
Uprooting Racism in the Food System
Thu, January 20, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CET
Online

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/january-20th-uprooting-racism-in-the-food-system-tickets-170494303050

The Uprooting Racism training is a theory and action workshop for environmental and food justice leaders to uproot systemic racism in our organizations and society. We delve deep into the history and structural realities of racial injustice and develop an understanding of the movement strategies of frontlines communities struggling for food sovereignty. We will examine our personal and societal roles of complicity in and resistance to the system. Much of the time will be spent developing tangible action plans – to use our sphere of influence to uproot […]

January 21st, 2022|Categories: Events, External posts|

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg (2016)

2022-01-14 07:39:26
Recommended Book:

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
by Nancy Isenberg
https://play.google.com/store/books/details?_bbid=33057171&_bbreg=us&_bbtype=email&id=kse3CgAAQBAJ

“Formidable and truth-dealing . . . necessary.” —The New York Times

“This eye-opening investigation into our country’s entrenched social hierarchy is acutely relevant.” —O Magazine

In her groundbreaking bestselling history of the class system in America, Nancy Isenberg upends history as we know it by taking on our comforting myths about equality and uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present, always embarrassing—if occasionally entertaining—poor white trash.

“When you turn an election into a three-ring circus, there’s always a chance that the dancing bear will win,” says Isenberg of the political climate surrounding Sarah Palin. And we recognize how […]

January 14th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Recommended podcasts, books and blogs|

50th Dr. King Celebration to be Recorded

2022-01-08 11:45:19
50th Dr. King Celebration to be Recorded
Capital Area Council of Churches event!

This is the 50th year the Capital Area Council of Churches has celebrated the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This interfaith celebration brings community members together to reflect on Dr. King’s legacy and raise money for scholarships to high school seniors attending college. This year’s celebration will be recorded and made available on the CACC YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoAbGEPrjzPIzX5i0sQsx6Q) and Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/CapAreaCC). A link to the recording will be posted by January 15 at 7 pm on the CACC website. Current information will be posted on the CACC website.

More Information […]

January 8th, 2022|Categories: External posts|

GardernShare January eNews

2022-01-08 11:38:33
January eNews from GardenShare:

GardenShare Begins 2022 with Gratitude
A new year opens us to endless possibilities. As we continue in our work towards a just food system, we’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you. Without you, none of our work is possible. GardenShare is surrounded by incredible partners, enthusiastic volunteers and generous donors. Thank you for your generosity- whether you’ve given the gift of time, of thought or financial gift, we appreciate it.

We hope you’ll join us as we pursue some exciting new initiatives in 2022 to ensure our vision of healthy food, healthy farms, everybody eats.

Seeking Communication and Engagement Coordinator
Are you a Communications whiz […]

January 8th, 2022|Categories: External posts, Newsletters|

Job Opportunity at the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention: Policy Analyst

2021-12-14 12:36:48
Job Posting from NYC DEPT OF HEALTH/MENTAL HYGIENE Chronic Disease Prevention:
https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U&
CITY RESEARCH SCIENTIST/Policy Analyst, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention
The Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention (BCDP) strives to reduce the burden of chronic disease, including heart disease, obesity, cancer and diabetes, among New Yorkers. We work to address the impact of structural racism and other injustices that are a root cause of the inequitable prevalence, treatment, and outcomes of chronic diseases in communities of color and among other marginalized communities. BCDP focuses on nutrition, tobacco use, the built environment, screening for cancer, and reducing the incidence and impact of hypertension. BCDP works with partners in […]

December 14th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Job postings|

Job Opportunity at Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention: Nutrition Incentives Program Coordinator

2021-12-13 02:13:08
Job Opportunity at NYC Dept of Mental Health: Nutrition Incentives Program Coordinator, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention

https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/psc/nycjobs/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=507012&PostingSeq=1

The Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention (BCDP) strives to reduce the burden of chronic disease, including heart disease, obesity, and cancer, among New Yorkers. We work to address the impact of structural racism and other injustices that are a root cause of the inequitable prevalence, treatment and outcomes of chronic diseases in communities of color and among other marginalized communities. BCDP focuses on nutrition, tobacco use, the built environment, screening for cancer, and reducing the incidence and impact of hypertension. BCDP works with partners in government and the […]

December 13th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Job postings|

The Leading Voices in Food Podcast Series | Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center

2021-12-10 10:39:46
Check out The Leading Voices in Food Podcast Series from the Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center
https://wfpc.sanford.duke.edu/leading-voices-food-podcast-series

Our vision for The Leading Voices in Food podcast series is to offer wide-ranging perspectives and knowledge from researchers, community leaders, policymakers, farmers and more. We want to introduce new ideas and people, shift your thinking in topics you know well, and contribute to movement towards equity and resilience in the food system. Transcripts for each interview are also posted.

We feature topics across the food system spectrum such as food insecurity, obesity, agriculture, food access and equity, food safety, food defense, and food policy issues. The series is hosted by Dr. […]

December 10th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Recommended podcasts, books and blogs|

Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Codifying the Nourish New York Program into Law

2021-12-08 13:56:35

S.4892-A/A.5781-A Permanently Creates the Nourish NY Program in Agriculture & Markets Law
Governor Kathy Hochul today, in Corona, Queens, signed legislation S.4892-A/A.5781-A enshrining the Nourish New York program permanently in state law. The signing of this legislation comes just before the Thanksgiving holiday, reaffirming New York’s commitment to providing support to those facing food insecurity across the state.
“The COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented hardship to so many New Yorkers and made the situations for those already struggling even worse,” Governor Hochul said. “The […]
December 8th, 2021|Categories: External posts|

The December Monthly Harvest is here from the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

2021-12-08 08:12:20

In this issue:
Statewide News
Taste NY Updates
NYS Grown & Certified Updates
Funding Opportunities
Spotlight: Division of Animal Industry

Source

December 8th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Grants, Newsletters|

Hunger, Housing, and the 3rd Reconstruction event December 7

2021-12-07 12:45:04

https://www.facebook.com/events/205121468387819
Join the Labor-Religion Coalition of NYS Today, December 7th, to learn from the plight, fight, and insight of Capital Region community members who are engaged in struggles around food and housing insecurity. In recent years, New York has passed transformative legislation to meet the needs of poor and marginalized communities relating to food and housing. At the same time, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the extent of these crises and thrown millions into poverty and precarity.

On December 7th we will gather virtually to hear testimony from directly impacted leaders, learn about ways communities are organizing in response, […]

December 7th, 2021|Categories: External posts|

Job opportunity at the Healthy Eating Unit of the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness

2021-12-06 17:25:53
Job opportunity at the Healthy Eating Unit of the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness.
https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=17324&clientkey=30E67B8EB4D134CD03C82F22EB872BE9

Get the Good Stuff Program Coordinator
POSITION OVERVIEW

The Healthy Eating Unit seeks a Get the Good Stuff Program Coordinator to support expansion and implementation of the Get the Good Stuff program. Get the Good Stuff aims to make fruits and vegetables more affordable for New Yorkers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing a dollar-for-dollar match on SNAP purchases of eligible fruits, vegetables and beans at select independent grocery stores.

The Get the Good Stuff Program Coordinator will report to the Get the Good Stuff Program Manager and […]

December 6th, 2021|Categories: External posts, Job postings|