Break the Cycle: The Power of Food to Interrupt the Revolving Door of Prisons

SCREENING AND DISCUSSION Break the Cycle: The Power of Food to Interrupt the Revolving Door of Prisons AT A GLANCE Monday, April 24 5:00 PM Speaker: Dadit Hidayat, Facilitator for the Panel, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies 1106 Mechancial Engineering Building click to see this location on a map Lecture/Seminar/Talk MORE INFORMATION website click to see this event's web page CONTACT: Emily Reynolds 608.265.2564 A documentary film screening and community discussion examining the interconnections between race, mass incarceration and urban agriculture. Building Food Justice Capacity in South Madison is a four-year community-university partnership that uses food as a strategy to break cycles of systematic incarceration of minorities by our criminal justice system. The partnership asks the question: How could improving healthy food access in South Madison simultaneously facilitate effective reentry for formerly incarcerated people? Panelists: Anthony Cooper, Sr., Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership and Development Carmella Glenn, Just Bakery, Madison Urban Ministry Alfonso Morales, Department of Urban and Regional Planning Robert Pierce, Neighborhood Food Solutions Facilitator: Dadit Hidayat, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies