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Leading While Black Panel Discussion
On July 22, FoodShare hosted a conversation centred around the experiences of Black leaders. The conversation featured panelists: Suzanne Barr, Toronto Chef, Activist and FoodShare Board Member, Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Consultant and Former Member of Parliament, Sharmarke Dubow, City Councilor for the City of Victoria, Tyrone Edwards, Journalist and Host on E! News Updates Debbie King, Health and Fitness Leader, Athlete, and Community Organizer, and was moderated by Phillip Dwight Morgan, a Toronto-based journalist, writer, and activist.
Black Women on Black Food Sovereignty Panel Discussion
On June 30, 2020, FoodShare hosted Black Women on Black Food Sovereignty with guest panelists Karen Washington, Leticia Deawuo, Deirdre (Dee) Woods and Cheyenne Sundance, moderated by Rosie Mensah. They led a dynamic and important discussion on how colonialism, anti-Black racism, capitalism, white supremacy, and patriarchy are embedded in the food system.
Recipe for Change 2020
In 2020, we highlighted, supported and celebrated some of Toronto’s most dynamic and creative Black chefs at our annual fundraiser — and the best party of the year — Recipe for Change! All proceeds go towards supporting our programs and advocacy work to improve access to good food and advance food justice.
Take a look at a night of superb food, excellent beverages courtesy of local brewers and wineries, live Reggae and a stand out performance by drag queen Jada Shada Hudson.