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Catalyst Radio: Food Justice speakers Lila Cabbil, LaDonna Redmond visit GR

Our Kitchen Table convenes speakers to focus on food justice
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About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Lila Cabbil

Lila Cabbil /Our Kitchen Table

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INTERVIEW

In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear from two visiting speakers in town recently as part of local nonprofit Our Kitchen Table’s convenings on the subject of Food Justice – the effort to ensure all have a safe, secure food supply.

First it’s Lila Cabbil of Detroit, who is the President Emeritus of the Rosa Parks Institute. Cabbil facilitated the discussion “Are You a Missionary or Ally? -- Accountability and Anti-Racist Organizing for Food Access and Justice.”

And then it’s LaDonna Redmond, who has worked in the Chicago area, as well as nationally. Redmond presented on the subject “Historical Trauma and Food Justice.

We reached both women by phone.

 

MUSIC

Music featured in this edition of Catalyst Radio is from Corey Harris, his 1991 release Greens From The Garden.

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