On the evening of Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th the New England Grassroots Environment Fund, along with many partners and grantee groups, will be hosting two distinct but related events highlighting and supporting grassroots environmental and equity action in Providence, RI.
On Saturday from 9AM - 4PM, we invite you and your fellow community leaders and organizers to the Grassroots Fund's:
Join us for a day of energizing, learning, and connecting. Keynote speaker, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, will join us for a passionate and reflective conversation about the work of Soul Fire Farm and the Black farming community to advance food sovereignty.
EXPLORE concrete strategies to work together as allies to undo racism in the food system featuring:
Keynote Speaker - Leah Penniman, Soul Fire Farm (see full description, here)
BUILD tangible skills to bring back to your community and organization.
CONNECT with fellow RootSkills participants and the land at Galego Community Farm.
On Friday evening from 7PM - 8:30PM (networking/registration begins at 6:15PM and folks are welcome to stay until 9:30PM for informal discussion) we invite you to:
Click here to learn more: https://grassrootsfund.org/tools/events/2016-spring-networking-training-retreat