Date: Saturday, February 16
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: The Point, 940 Garrison Ave. Bronx, NY 10474
Registration information found here.
From conflict can come progress. On February 16th join the Blk Projek as they create a platform of inclusion, celebration, discussion and action. A multidiscplinary approach will be used to discuss food and it's affect on the South Bronx (and abroad).
The South Bronx is a community through which millions of pounds of food arrive everyday but curiously enough we have little access to. On that day advocates will come together in the spirit of progress, action and resiliency. Attendees will explore the themes that create our current reality and then celebrate those who engage, dream big and move forward!
It is a day of talks, visioning, art, music and of course great food and drink.
Don't worry if you can't make it, they will be livestreaming the event.
Confirmed speakers so far:
Karen Washington - Urban Farmer, President of New York City Coalition of Community Gardners and Co-founder of Black Urban farmers and Gardners (BUGs)
Nicole Taylor - Southern Food Historian, Host of Hot Grease and Social Media Maven
LaDonna Redmond - Activist, Food Policy Advocate, Public Speaker and Senior Program Associate for IATP
Crystal Clarity - Dopest muralist! Resident artivist for the day
Learn more about The Blk Projek on their blog.