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Karen Washington: BIPOC Knowledge & Power in the Food Justice Movement | Food Justice Voices

In the latest installment of our Food Justice Voices series, where we amplify the voices of grassroots leaders and provide a source of valuable information on the intersection of food security and social justice, we spoke with farmer and community activist Karen Washington to learn more about her role in […]

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Resources for Those Impacted by the Texas Storms

          As Texas continues to brave the devastating impact of the recent winter storms, WhyHunger has compiled a catalog of organizations providing resources and relief to those directly affected. See below. *BIPOC = Black, Indigenous, & People of Color   FEMA (Disaster Hotline): 1 (800) 621-3362   […]

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“Solidarity, Not Charity”: Mutual Aid Has Been Around for a Long Time

  by Romy Felsen-Parsons While the Covid-19 pandemic has seen a dramatic resurgence in the concept of mutual aid, the idea itself has been in practice for centuries. Marginalized communities – especially those comprised of BIPOC, LGBTQIA, or disabled folks – have been relying on community self-sufficiency for generations, equipped […]

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