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Community Event

Poverty and Racism in Toronto: Solutions via Food Systems Change

Thursday, February 20th

For the first TYFPC Community Meeting of 2020, we will explore the intersection of poverty and race and how they are intertwined in our food system. We are excited to welcome speakers from the City of Toronto and local organizations who will speak to the effectiveness of policy and community initiatives in addressing poverty and systemic racism in Toronto.

This event is free and open to all. Dinner will be provided.

Council Highlights
Food Champions
We're looking for youth in Toronto who are working to create just and sustainable food systems. Stay tuned to learn more about Food Champions in your community! 
Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities
Greenhouse and Farmers Market Attendant
Events Manager
Food Procurement Manager
Community Events and News
Black Food Insecurity in Canada
Former TYFPC member, Melana Roberts, talks strategy to improve food security for Black Canadians in a new Broadbent series. Read more here.
Recipe for Change
Join FoodShare Toronto as they celebrate Black culinary excellence in support of programs that promote equitable access to good food across the city. Learn more here.
The Canadian Agricultural Youth Council
This new council is a group of young Canadians who will provide advice on new and emerging issues and enable on-going dialogue on food-related challenges and opportunities. Apply and learn more here.
Surging rent, housing and food costs
CBC talks about how surging rent costs have families having to choose between housing and food. Read more here.
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