The Youth Food Justice Zine would just like to give a big shout out to all you hard working, dedicated, awesome youth who have submitted & gotten the word out about the Zine. We really appreciate all your wonderful pictures and write ups telling your important stories for other youth to read and become inspired!
Right now we at the Youth Food Justice Zine are preparing and putting together all the submissions and hope to get the Zine out later this month or early June so be on the look out for that.
Also check out the really dope stencils that our world traveler Miyuki Baker made for ya’ll.
Oh and lastly a plug for another organization that I’m apart of called Rooted In Community which is having its 17 annual summer summit this year in Detriot.
“Rooted in Community is excited to announce that the 17th Annual Youth Leadership Summit is heading to the rust belt. RIC is honored to unite in Detroit to channel and amplify youth power for existing efforts in justice, healing and unity. Join youth from across the country to cultivate grassroots leadership, and strengthen the movement through skill building, co-learning, creative arts and direct action July 15-19 2015.
Join us and experience:
● Field trips to Local Farms and Organizations
● Getting a taste of Food and Social Justice in Detroit
● Learning the History of the Struggles of People of Color in Detroit
● Youth-led Workshops
● Celebration of Food, Arts, and Culture
● Staying in dorms at Eastern Michigan State University
● Growth, Inspiration, and Fun!!!
Please extend this invite to folks that you know who are working on related- food, health and economic equity in historically excluded and low-income youth communities. Thank you!
Information on how to register will be posted soon!
SUMMER SUMMIT FEES AND REGISTRATION DATES
All registrations are due by June 30, 2015.
Youth registration – $200, Adult registration – $250
Rates include a discount/scholarship for all participants. No additional discounts are available. Fees include all housing, food and conference activities. Transportation to and from the event is not included.” Rooted in Community
That’s all for now but keep up the good work & be on the look out for the Zine coming your way.