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710, 2016

CoopEcon

By |October 7th, 2016||Comments Off on CoopEcon

CoopEcon 2016 is the fourth gathering sponsored by the Southern Grassroots Economies Progect (SGEP). At this year’s event, the focus will be on the foundations of an economy rooted in cooperation and democratic ownership, one that meets the needs of all communities, including African-Americans, Native Americans, immigrants, women, youth, low-income whites, LatinX, and formerly incarcerated […]

1009, 2016

Alabama Arise Annual Meeting

By |September 10th, 2016||0 Comments

Your voice matters! Alabama Arise Citizen’s Policy Project expects another huge crowd at the 2016 Arise annual meeting.  Members or individuals from member groups should come on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery to choose our 2017 issue priorities. New proposals will compete with […]

2606, 2015

US Social Forum (Jackson, MS)

By |June 26th, 2015||0 Comments

The first US Social Forum was held in Atlanta in 2007, and the second in Detroit in 2010.  The third, this year, is being held simultaneously in three different sites around the country – Philadelphia, San Jose (CA), and Jackson (MS).  More information about the US Social Forum, its history, and its purpose, is available at https://www.ussocialforum.net/. […]

2804, 2015

Healthy Food Access Advocacy Day

By |April 28th, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by VOICES for Alabama’s Children:

Legislative advocacy day to promote the Healthy Food Financing Initiative.   More info at http://www.alavoices.org/healthy_food_access.

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This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, we routinely post events that we ourselves are […]

1604, 2015

Beehive Design Collective “Dismantling Monoculture” (Huntsville)

By |April 16th, 2015||0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is hosting a presentation of the Beehive Design Collective’s “Dismantling Monoculture” picture-lecture (more on the Beehive and on this particular series below!) on Thurs, April 16 at Lowe Mill in Huntsville!

The event starts at 5:30pm with food, mingling, and time to peruse the murals. The presentation starts at 6:00pm. This […]

1504, 2015

Beehive Design Collective “Dismantling Monoculture” (Birmingham)

By |April 15th, 2015||0 Comments

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is hosting a presentation of the Beehive Design Collective’s “Dismantling Monoculture” picture-lecture (more on the Beehive and on this particular series below!) on Wednesday, April 15 at the Adelante Alabama Worker Center in Hoover!  Facebook event here.

The event starts at 6:00pm with food, mingling, and time to peruse the murals.  The presentation […]

2603, 2015

Roundtable: “Convergence in Diversity: Building an Inclusive Food Movement”

By |March 26th, 2015||0 Comments

Dr. Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First, a food justice nonprofit based in Oakland, CA, will be giving two public talks in Tuscaloosa on March 25th and 26th. Both events will take place in Room 123 Lloyd Hall at 7:30 p.m. On March 25th, the talk will be entitled “Dismantling Racism in the Food System”. On March […]

2503, 2015

Talk: “Dismantling Racism in the Food System”

By |March 25th, 2015||0 Comments

Dr. Eric Holt-Gimenez of Food First, a food justice nonprofit based in Oakland, CA, will be giving two public talks in Tuscaloosa on March 25th and 26th. Both events will take place in Room 123 Lloyd Hall at 7:30 p.m. On March 25th, the talk will be entitled “Dismantling Racism in the Food System”. On March […]

503, 2015

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee, Jubilee Film Festival, and Selma-to-Montgomery March

By |March 5th, 2015||0 Comments

Annual commemoration of the anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Selma-to-Montgomery March, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  This year is the 50th Anniversary.  The weekend’s events include workshops, concerts, plays, a step show, speakers, and more (some events require tickets), culminating in crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday afternoon.  More information about the Bridge […]

303, 2015

SRBWI 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

By |March 3rd, 2015||0 Comments

Hosted by the Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative (SRBWI):

The Federation of Child Care Centers of Alabama (FOCAL) is pleased to announce their Alabama Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative (SRBWI) 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.  This year’s inductees are Marie Ramsey Anderson, Mittie Marie Bracy, Annie Clyde Coleman-Hunter, Alma Bowen, and Martha Hawkins.

Participants are also invited […]