Real transformations in society take place when individuals and groups, especially those who have the most at stake, build power together as they work towards common goals and a common vision of society. Social movements are expressions of a collective desire to end oppression and injustices. This section highlights WhyHunger’s investment in strengthening existing and emergent social movements for food justice and food sovereignty.

Social Movements

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Strategic Alliances and Coalitions

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Food Sovereignty and Agroecology

  • The Power of Sharing Stories
    Rose Edith Germain listened attentively, eager to learn. She shook her head in disbelief when
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  • Agroecological Approaches to Poverty, Migration and Landlessness
    At the U.S.-Mexico border, surveillance cameras and military check-points are part of everyday
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  • Agroecology: Putting Food Sovereignty into Action
    WhyHunger is proud to release its first agroecology publication, “Agroecology: Putting Food Sovereignty into
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  • Seeds of Dignity
    Today is the International Day of Farmers’ Struggles,La Via Campesina’scall to action for farmers’ seed sovereignty. The
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  • The Children of Haiti: An Ongoing Fight for Food Sovereignty
    TJean-Jacques Dessalines, the Haitian hero, was born from enslaved parents.
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Resources & Links

    Find Food
    WhyHunger collects and distributes information about programs that address the immediate and long-term needs of struggling families and individuals. The more ►
    Nourishing Connections
    Nourishing Change is a space to share critical thoughts around the systemic change that needs to happen to end hunger more ►
    Artists Against Hunger and Poverty
    Artists Against Hunger & Poverty is WhyHunger's program that partners with artists, the music community and the music industry to raise more ►
    In most cases, the slow, steady movement to alleviate food insecurity and build food justice in America is taking place more ►
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