From Food Dependence to Food Sovereignty
- Venue: Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center
100 Washington Square East (enter at 31 Washington Place)
New York, NY United States
Presented by Power 4 Puerto Rico. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.
Women across the US territories are leading ground-up action to reclaim the Caribbean and Pacific Islands ability to feed themselves. Join this conversation with visiting women leaders and have the opportunity to build connections across the Caribbean and Pacific Island diasporas. Featuring: Sommer Sibilly, founder and executive director of Virgin Islands Good Food Coalition, Incorporated (VIFGC); Crystal Diaz, co-founder of PRoduce!, Puerto Rico; Ursula Herrera, sustainable farming and åmot (traditional medicines) advocate, Guåhan (Guam); and Rica Dela Cruz, public health researcher & advocate, Northern Marianas.
COVID-19 & NYU campus access guidelines: This is an in-person event, open to the public. Registration is required. All attendees must be able to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted with an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed vaccine. Non-NYU guests may be asked to present a government-issued photo ID. NYU guests must present their NYU ID.
Accessibility note: NYU Hemmerdinger Hall is located on the first floor and is accessible for wheelchair users via the 31 Washington Place entrance. Restrooms (which are gender-segregated) are accessible via elevator. If you have any access needs, please email info@Power4PuertoRico.com.