Unlocking the Dream: Food Justice and Community Activism (Atlanta, GA)

Estimated Cost: $550

Partnering with food justice and civil rights organizations in Atlanta, GA, participants will learn how the legacy of institutionalized racism impacts access to food and housing security in the American South. This trip is co-sponsored by Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME). 

By the end of the trip participants will understand:

  1. How the Atlanta area responds to having access to food
  2. The pressures of gaining access to healthy food 
  3. Learn, understand and work with the community to identify ways to raise awareness about food justice and help generate opportunities to help the community grow and move forward.

Created by Erin Rodgers and Vivian Yu with support from Atlanta Trip members 

Transportation: Driving to Atlanta

Dates March 12-19th (Travel to Selma, AL)

Housing: Air BnB

Community Partner: Open Hand, Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center, Atlanta Food Bank

Food- cooking own meals

 

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