About Us

Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI) is an initiative aimed at dismantling racism and empowering low-income and communities of color through sustainable and local agriculture.

This comprehensive network views dismantling racism as a core principal which brings together social change agents from diverse sectors working to bring about new, healthy and sustainable food systems and supporting and building multicultural leadership in impoverished communities throughout the world.

The vision for this initiative is to establish a powerful network of individuals, organizations and community based entities all working toward a food secure and just world.


Purpose

The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI), hosted by Growing Power, Inc. is a new comprehensive network that views dismantling racism as a core principal that brings together social change agents from diverse sectors working to bring about new, healthy and sustainable food systems and supporting and building multicultural leadership in impoverished communities throughout the world.

The vision for this initiative is to establish a powerful network of individuals, organizations and community based entities all working toward a food secure and just world. This initiative will support the following:

  • Annual conference/summit designed to share information, strategies and to build a collective platform for the year
  • Support local, national and international networking sessions between members
  • Establish a voice and presence in the formation of policies that support justice, economic opportunity and equity reflecting the values and integrity of GFJI members
  • Provide administrative support for members to host dismantling racism, policy building and technical assistance
  • Host monthly teleconference calls for committees
  • Publish quarterly newsletter that features information on dR, social justice and policy and information relevant to members (opportunity for members to promote programs, activities, etc.)
  • Establish website for initiative
  • Hire full time initiative administrator
  • Contract Dismantling Racism training organization(s) to teach initiative members how to train dR trainers.
Interested in becoming a member? Visit our Membership Page