September Webinar- Youth and Food Justice Education with Tobias Fox and Youth Leaders from VietLead
Tobias Fox is the Founder and Managing Director of the community-driven, nonprofit organization Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. Aside from being a writer and having ten years of independent publishing experience, Fox is a Professional Organizer, Urban Farmer, Photographer, and Coordinator of an annual Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference. He conducts various community events, presentations, and workshops on sustainable living practices and has assisted numerous urban farmers and gardeners with the cultivation of their agricultural space.
VietLead is a grassroots community organization in Philadelphia and South Jersey that is creating a vision and strategy for community self-determination, social justice, and cultural resilience. They are staffed and led by community members with collectively over 25 years serving the community and are committed to working from love and solidarity. Their community programs include intergenerational farming, youth organizing, health navigation & healing, civic engagement and community defense. They do this through a Heal.Resist.Grow. framework that focuses a pathway to healing trauma in our communities, contesting for power to make systemic change, policy advocacy/campaign, and growing community-based solutions.