Building Relationships Across Higher Education Institutions to Address Racism in the Food System

Building Relationships Across Higher Education Institutions to Address Racism in the Food System

February 11, 2021 

3:00 - 4:30 PM EST

 

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Webinar description

The land grant system includes the 1862 (white-led), 1890 (historically Black) and 1994 (Tribal/Indigenous) colleges and universities. These land grants, as well as Hispanic Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities and other public/private higher education institutions all contribute to the advancement of a more sustainable and equitable food system.

This webinar will use a racial equity lens to provide an overview of the history and policy that developed these institutions and using that same lens, reimagine an asset-based pluralistic model of collaborative research and outreach across these institutions to advance food system sustainability and resiliency. 

Panelists from the land grant system and a Hispanic Serving Ag Institution will provide brief remarks followed by a facilitated discussion across panelists and with the webinar audience about how to create a more sustainable and equitable food system future.

 

Featuring:

  • Alex Racelis – University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley
  • Mekko Tyner – College of Muscogee Nation
  • Lindsey Lunsford – Tuskegee University
  • Rich Pirog – MSU Center for Regional Food Systems
  • Renee Wallace – Doers Consulting

 

Registration is required to attend this webinar. There is no registration fee.

 

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Event Properties

Event Date 2/11/2021 3:00 pm ET
Individual Price Free