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(CANCELLED) Building Social Movement Through Food

  • UC Berkeley 245 Hearst Gym Berkeley, CA USA (map)

This lecture is part of a project to gather postpartum traditions, to expose current postpartum experiences and to define postpartum justice.  Come join us.  Public welcome.

Ethnic Studies 199/ Asian American Studies 199: Traditional Postpartum Wisdom: Implications for Contemporary Postpartum Justice.  (For additional information: m2mpostpartum@gmail.com or HERE)

GUEST SPEAKER:

Navina Khanna, Director, HEAL Food Alliance

Navina Khanna is the Director of the HEAL Food Alliance (Health, Environment, Agriculture, Labor), a national cross-sector food and farm justice coalition. She has dedicated over 15 years to creating a more just and sustainable world through transforming food systems, and in 2014, her work was recognized with a James Beard Leadership Award. With a background in sustainable agriculture and food justice, she's worked as an educator, community organizer, and policy advocate, organizing across sectors and communities. Based in Oakland, Navina serves on the Board of Richmond's Urban Tilth, advises the Real Food Media Project, and organizes with #Asians4BlackLives. A first-generation South Asian American, Navina's worldview is shaped by growing up - and growing food - in India and the US.