Participants will explore food security and food sovereignty issues and their social justice impacts, locally and globally through activities that can be applied in their classrooms. Learn how power and privilege shape how much access we/others have to healthy, culturally appropriate, and sustainably grown food. Participants will create an action plan to increase access to adequate and healthy food in their school community.
Jenna is a secondary school Resource teacher in Richmond, BC. She has a M.Ed in Education for Sustainability from UBC and is passionate about integrating sustainability education and social justice topics into all that she teaches.
Julie Bond is a teacher in SouthEast Kootenay School District, local 2. She has been an ELL teacher in Coquitlam School District, and French and Inclusive Education teacher in Fraser Cascade School District, as well as teaching English internationally and in private schools. She is interested in Social Justice topics, such as women's rights, LGBTQ2S+ rights, and intergenerational rights around climate justice.