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Food Justice: A New Social Movement Takes Root

Photo courtesy of Occidental College

On Thursday, October 14, at 6:00 p.m., The New School for General Studies presents Food Justice: A New Social Movement Takes Root,, a lecture from noted author Robert Gottlieb.

Gottlieb, professor of urban and environmental policy and director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College, discusses the increasing disconnect between food and culture cultivated by our industrialized food system. Gottleib is the author of a dozen books, including Food Justice (co-author), Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City, and Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement.

The free event is located in Wollman Hall, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor, and is part of Living Concrete/Carrot City, an ongoing exhibition at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, and is sponsored by the Tishman Environment and Design Center and The New School Food Studies Program.

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