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Mayoral Candidates Forum on Food & Environmental Justice

  • South Shore Cultural Center 7059 South South Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60649 United States (map)

Hear how mayoral candidates would promote a comprehensive vision of Food and Environmental Justice that includes:

  • Building community wealth through supporting food entrepreneurship in underserved communities,

  • Supporting and expanding the Good Food Purchasing Policy passed by the City of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Parks Department,

  • Driving sustainable urban and industrial redevelopment supports a community-based green economy while contributing to community health,

  • And equitable access to healthy, sustainable, local, fair and humane food.

Spanish language interpretation will be provided.

This event is hosted by Chicago State University’s Honors College and the Chicago State Department of Geography, Sociology, History, African American Studies, and Anthropology.

Co-sponsors include: Chicago Environmental Justice Network, Chicago Food Policy Action Council, Chicago South East Side Coalition To Ban Petcoke, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Grow Greater Englewood, Ixchel, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Southeast Environmental Task Force, Street Vendors Association of Chicago, Southside NAACP, Urban Growers Collective, Urban Stewards Action Network.