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CEC Webinar Series: Creating a Shock-Proof Local Food System

June 24, 2020 @ 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Over the last few months, we’ve witnessed in real time how shocks to the globalized food system impact one of the most basic human rights: the right to healthy, accessible food. Entangled in the global COVID-19 pandemic and climate-related disasters are layers of wealth, race, privilege and language that affect the ability of Central Coast communities to survive and thrive.

In this webinar, we’ll explore how CEC’s Food Rescue program and other local efforts are working to support those most vulnerable to hunger – particularly students, unsheltered populations, farm workers and seniors. We’ll also discuss the work of the Santa Barbara County Food Action Network to equitably stitch together the torn fabrics of our food system – from local farmers and fishermen, to local restaurants and distributors.


Wednesday, June 24, 2020


Laura Capps
President of the Board of Education, Santa Barbara Unified School District
Past President of the Board, Community Environmental Council


Julia Blanton
Food Rescue Program Coordinator, Community Environmental Council

Allegra Roth
Food & Climate Program Manager, Community Environmental Council

Shakira Miracle
Executive Director, Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

Event is free, but registration is required.


June 24, 2020
11:30 am-12:30 pm
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