Faith & Food Justice Forum II: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Civil and Human Rights Activism

Faith & Food Justice Forum II: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Civil and Human Rights Activism

Faith & Food Justice II - Speaker and Resources

Faith & Food Justice Forum, a special event of the Growing Together Program. Together with Rev. Dr. Karen Crozier, we will explore Fannie Lou Hamer’s faith leadership in environmental and racial justice and learn how her legacy can powerfully shape our leadership as creation care advocates in our churches, homes, and communities.

In her seminal book, Fannie Lou Hamer’s Revolutionary Practical Theology, Rev. Dr. Karen Crozier demonstrates how Hamer’s life and leadership profoundly wove civil and human rights, grassroots community organizing, Christian leadership, and a place-based environmental justice into one tapestry of liberative theology in praxis.

Dr. Crozier Book can be found here: Brill.com or Amazon.com

Video Time Codes

00:00:00 Welcome and Opening Prayer
00:03:55 Speaker Introductions
00:08:00 Peace Garden Project
00:13:30 Alma Backyard Farms
00:20:40 What does Food Justice mean to you?
00:26:10 How has your faith grown from working in food justice?
00:37:20 Food pantry challenges and alternatives
00:46:10 Practical tips & questions
01:02:30 Next steps and closing

 

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