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Sumoud Through Food: Food Sovereignty and Resistance in a Time of Genocide

Sumoud Through Food: Food Sovereignty and Resistance in a Time of Genocide

Date(s) - 03/06/2024
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Middle East Children's Alliance


Laila El-Haddad is an award-winning Palestinian author, social activist, policy analyst and journalist. Her books include Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything In Between and critically acclaimed The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey. She writes for numerous newspapers and speaks frequently on the situation in Palestine.

Jocelyn Jackson’s passion for seasonal food, social justice, creativity, and community led her to found JUSTUS Kitchen, and co-found People’s Kitchen Collective. She creates food experiences that inspire people to reconnect with themselves, the earth, and one another with the goal of collective liberation. And she starts every meal with a song.

Reem Assil is an award-winning Palestinian-Syrian speaker, author, & chef based in Oakland. With food as a tool, Reem uses Arab hospitality to build strong, resilient community. Her widely reviewed book, Arabiyya: Recipes from the Life of an Arab in Diaspora, celebrates the food and spirit of Arab cuisine.

Join us for a discussion with this panel of chefs, cookbook authors and activists for food justice to discuss current situation in Gaza and the fight for a more socially and economically just world.

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