Mobilizing food policy councils to support food workers during COVID-19

Webinar
28/05/2020 17:00 18:15

As workers from across the food supply chain risk their lives to continue feeding us, the COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the harms of existing labor policies and practices. The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future’s Food Policy Networks project invites you to join us for a series of webinars to discuss how food policy councils can support food chain workers during COVID-19.

Thursday, May 28: Building buy-in and taking action
This roundtable discussion will provide examples of how food policy councils are organizing around food chain worker issues.  Hear about how FPCs have built support for advocating on labor issues. Gain tips on communicating with decision-makers around labor issues. We also encourage attendees to share what their food policy councils are doing to support food workers during the pandemic.
 
Speakers:
Winona Bynum, Detroit Food Policy Council
Tanya Kerssen, Real Food Media
Colleen McKinney, The Center for Good Food Purchasing
Beth Spitler, California Food and Farming Network

Discussions will be recorded and posted to YouTube afterward. Even if you are unable to participate in the live events, you may receive the link to the videos by registering.

Register
 
Please contact rsanto1@jhu.edu if you have any questions.

 

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