FYI Summer Gathering 2020 Toolkit
Welcome! We’re so excited for your participation in this year’s Youth Gathering. On top of all of the learning, sharing, and fun during our time together, we wanted to provide additional resources for your continued engagement in climate, food, and environmental justice.
Click a topic below to find relevant fun and interesting content.
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Your FYI Team
What is Food Sovereignty?
- What is Food Sovereignty? – US Food Sovereignty Alliance definition of food sovereignty
- Definition of “Food Sovereignty” – Climate Justice Alliance definition of food sovereignty
- Definition of “Food Sovereignty” – Global Justice Now definition of food sovereignty
- The Six Food Sovereignty Principles – An outline of international ideals around food sovereignty
- Declaration of Nyeleni – Declaration of the Forum for Food Sovereignty
- La Via Campesina – An organization that defends peasant agriculture for food sovereignty as a way to promote social justice
- Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance – An organization dedicated to restoring the food systems that support Indigenous peoples
- Earthseed Land Collective – An organization that aims to remember and reimagine our relationship to ourselves, each other and the land in pursuit and practice of collective liberation.
- FAQs – A listing of facts about Food Sovereignty
- Seed Stories: Fighting Against the Privatisation of Life – A publication explaining the role of seeds in food sovereignty
- Food Sovereignty Stories – videos from social movements in the United States working towards a more just and sustainable food system
- National Family Farm Coalition – Publication explaining the movement to regain control of our food and farm system
- Stories from Home: Living the Just Transition – Podcast from the CJA highlighting stories around food sovereignty
- Black 2 Basics – Black Farmer and food independence series
- Art 350 – An organization integrating art and community organizing
- Art Works For Change – An organization that strives to harness the transformative power of art to promote awareness, provoke dialogue, and inspire action
- Cape Farewell – An organization that engages creatives to address climate change
- Dear Climate – A creative project that curates posters, guided meditations, installations, workshops related to climate change
- Everyday Climate Change – A collection of photos documenting climate change
- Invisible Dust – An organization that works with artists and scientists to create art exploring climate change
- The Canary Project – A project that produces art and media about ecological issues
- The Color of Food – Article explaining food injustice
- US Food Sovereignty Alliance – An article discussing youth and food justice and how it connects to the Civil Rights Movement
- Dismantling Racism Works Web Workbook – A web-based workbook designed to support dismantling racism
- Anti-Racism and Food Reading List – Books on racism in America as it relates to farming, cooking, grocery shopping, and beyond
- Gardening with SkinnyBoyRandy – A series of videos teaching gardening to beginners
- Duron Chavis – A collection of videos from community activist and founder of Richmond Noir Market, McDonough Community Garden, Duron Chavis, that teaches people how to garden
- Black Urban Gardening Society – Educational channel designed to promote sustainable living.