093 Recap of the 2016 People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference

The princesses attended the 2016 People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference at California State University in Northridge and brought back several highlights from the amazing presentations they saw.

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In This Episode

Nichole and Callie give their favorite highlights from the 2016 People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference that they attended over the weekend.

Schedule of Presentations:

VEGAN GAINS: A VEGAN PERSPECTIVE ON HEALTH AND FITNESS
DAVID CARTER, DOMINICK THOMPSON, TORRE WASHINGTON

THE FOUNDATION OF JUSTICE: VEGANISM AND THE ANIMAL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
SARAH K. WOODCOCK

BREAKING DOWN PRIVILEGE: ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOODS IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR AND LOW-INCOME AREAS
LAUREN ORNELAS

COLONIZATION & CAPITALISM: THE COLLAPSE OF THE TRADITIONAL MESOAMERICAN PLANT-BASED DIET
CHEMA HERNANDEZ GIL

VIOLENCE, MIGRATION & CENTRAL AMERICAN WORKERS IN THE US FOOD SYSTEM
LINDA ALVAREZ, PhD

DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR COMMUNITY-BASED VEGAN ACTIVISM
BRENDA SANDERS

VEGAN NOIR: BLACK VEGANS IN LOS ANGELES A DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING & Q&A
TONI BELL

10TH ELEMENT OF HIP-HOP: HEALTH, WELLNESS & JUSTICE
ASHEL SEASUNZ ELDRIDGE

THE HOOD FOOD MOVEMENT
EUGENE COOKE

LEADERSHIP AWARD
$500 Award given to a vegan activist/leader. This year the award was given to lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
DAVID CARTER

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