[News] From the Bay Area to Port-au-Prince: Creating Food Sovereignty in Haiti (this Thursday - Oakland)

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Wed Oct 13 13:39:33 EDT 2010



Thu, Oct 14 From the Bay Area to Port-au-Prince: 
Creating Food Sovereignty in Haiti

Keynote speaker Pierre Labossiere, Haitian 
activist with the Haiti Action Committee, will 
frame the evening, followed by discussions 
focused on how Food Justice & Food Sovereignty 
are working out on the ground in Haiti and 
locally. Host Weyland Southon of KPFA's Hard 
Knock Radio, speakers Eric Holt-Giménez, 
executive director of Food First, and Nikki 
Henderson, executive director of People’s 
Grocery, with more speakers to be announced. 
Musician Tacuma King & Bay Area Youth Arts will 
perform, plus local, sustainably sourced 
refreshments. Time: 7pm. Location: Humanist Hall, 
390 27th St, Oakland. Cost: $10-$10,000 sliding 
scale. For more information contact: 
<mailto:beck at ecologycenter.org>beck at ecologycenter.org, 
510.548.2220 x233. Purchase tickets for this 
event <http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/124088>here.

Proceeds from the series benefit the Haiti 
Emergency Relief Fund (HERF) sustainable agriculture programs.
For more details call 510-548-2220 x233 or visit 
<http://ecologycenter.org/>ecologycenter.org



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