First Annual Gathering of Growing Food and Justice for All! (2008)
The Mural was created over 3 days during the GFJI Gathering in Milwaukee, WI
Voices: Hear the Voices of participants at the GFJI Gathering.
GFJI Gathering Notes: Refresh your memory, use as a resource for your purpose or read about a session you couldn’t attend.
GFJI Forum: Let’s continue the dialogue from the GFJI Gathering. Start your own topic or contribute to a discussion already started.
GFJI Gathering Sessions
Welcome and Opening Session
New Faces of Agriculture in Wisconsin and Minnesota: Hmong-American and Latino Farmers
Deep Roots of Our Land-Based Heritage: Environmental, Social, and Cultural Implications
Local Food Planning Emerges as a Potent Economic Force
Organizational Change: Strategies on How to Prioritize Diversity and Inclusion Issues in an Institutional Program and Its Make-up
Open Session: Metro Ag – The North American Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture Alliance
The Solution to our Current Food and Farm Crisis – Food Sovereignty!
Mantsa Tlala: Dispelling Hunger in Lesotho
Re-Framing Food, Changing the Story for Justice
Saturday Opening Session
From the Fields to the Table: Taking on Burger King for Farm Worker Justice
Survival of the Indigenous Nations in America
Dismantling Racism 101
Growing Roots with Art
Home Grown: Solution Building at the Roots
What It Means to Be White: Working Towards Full Awareness of White Privilege in Community Food Security Work
People Win, Market Stays! – People’s Farmers’ Market Victory in Milwaukee’s Southside
Earth Keepers Voices for Native America
Resources from Intensive Leadership Facilitator Training
Brain Power featuring veteran actor John Houseman
This video points out how perception will affect your ability to innovate, be receptive to change and deal with various personalities. John Houseman reveals three key principles of perception: recognition, interpretation, and expectation, as shown through a series of mental challenges.
Theater of the Oppressed
Introductory readings regarding Augusto Boal and Theater of the Oppressed:
Excerpt from Games For Actors And Non-actors by Augusto Boal, translated by Adrian Jackson
Many thanks to University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Markets and Food Systems Class for taking notes in the workshops. And to Isaac Hacker, Chris Anderson, Spencer Gardner, Cruz Morales, Angela Allred, David Kress, Lindsey Day Farnsworth, Robbie Greene, and Dr Alfonso Morales.