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Black Food Sovereignty: "To Free Us, We Must Feed Us"

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Drinking Gourd Farms is building a movement of Black gardeners, farmers, and homesteaders focused on the physical, mental, and spiritual health of Black people through agriculture, political education, environmental stewardship, and culture-rich healthy cooking.

They are developing a collective food sovereignty practice across Phoenix that is securing independent, community-determined...

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Solving the Affordable Housing Crisis with Community Land Trusts

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Stephanie Brewer

  • Executive Director, Newtown CDC

Owning a home helps families build wealth, improves childhood health and educational attainment, and stabilizes neighborhoods. But home prices in the Phoenix metro area lie outside the reach of many working families. So how do we create more affordable housing? One of the most effective and sustainable approaches is through...

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Earth Day 2021: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Earth Day: Thursday, April 22, 2020
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Paul Hirt

  • Environmental Historian

Join environmental historian and activist Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for over 30 years. In both his professional and personal life, he promotes sustainable water management, renewable energy,...

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