Break the Cycle: The Power of Food to Interrupt the Revolving Door of Prisons

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Date: Monday, April 24
Time: 5:00 PM
Speaker: Dadit Hidayat, Facilitator for the Panel, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Location: 1106 Mechancial Engineering Building, 1513 University Ave.

A documentary film screening and community discussion examining the interconnections between race, mass incarceration and urban agriculture. Building Food Justice Capacity in South Madison is a four-year community-university partnership that uses food as a strategy to break cycles of systematic incarceration of minorities by our criminal justice system. The partnership asks the question: How could improving healthy food access in South Madison simultaneously facilitate effective reentry for formerly incarcerated people?

Panelists:
Anthony Cooper, Sr., Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership and Development
Carmella Glenn, Just Bakery, Madison Urban Ministry
Alfonso Morales, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Robert Pierce, Neighborhood Food Solutions

Facilitator:
Dadit Hidayat, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies



For more information:
Contact Emily Reynolds
Call 608.265.2564
Visit http://nelson.wisc.edu/events/everyones-earth/index.php

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