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Dismantling Racism in the Food System

March 30, 2018 - April 1, 2018

Dismantling Racism in the Food System:
Food Justice, Racial Justice & Sovereignty

March 30th, 31st, April 1st, 2018 in Southwest Colorado

Intention and Vision: to bring together a diverse and inclusive group of people willing to engage in dialogue and action to address racism in the food system in the Four Corners Region. The event will drawing together a group of dedicated participants who are willing and ready to develop collective leadership for taking action for racial justice. Participants will work together to develop a working document that will provide guidance to our efforts moving forward.

Day 1 Session

Dismantling Racism Immersion:
• Facilitated dialogue reflecting on Friday night
• Breakout sessions into affinity groups
• Regroup and report back

Day 2 Session

Dismantling Racism Immersion:
• Opening
• Planning for Action in the region (incorporating traditional ways and knowledge as path ways forward)
• Closing Keynote

Evening 1 Session

Opening Keynote:
M. Karlos Baca
(to set the tone for sat and sun)

Evening 2 Session

Keynote Speaker:
Rowan White (tentative)
(to inspire relevant and significant action)


*The Evening Sessions will be open to a larger audience, as we aim to cultivate a greater dialogue and understanding of racism in the food system, and call people into action for racial justice. Day Sessions will be for registered participants only, and the registration process will be designed to select a regionally representative group of people who are interested in advancing the work of racial justice.


March 30, 2018
April 1, 2018
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