Lunch and Learn Series: JEDI Session on “Ways White Bias Can Misdirect Food System Work” with Will Valley

Our next session will be held on Friday, May 20th, 2022 at noon (PT). Will Valley (Associate Dean, EDI at Faculty of Land and Food Systems) will lead the session this week.

Starting this month, the Lunch & Learn Series will host a Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI)-based discussion session on the third Friday of each month. These sessions will be led by Will Valley and will be open to all. For these sessions, attendees will be provided with an article or podcast episode that will be explored in a reflective and interactive discussion.

This week, the session will be on “Ways White Bias Can Misdirect Food Systems Work.” Join us for a discussion on how white bias influences our approaches to framing, addressing, and evaluating strategies for improving outcomes in the food system, and how we can try to interrupt the reproduction of white bias in our teaching and classrooms. This session will build upon the insights from the Duke Sanford World Food Policy Center podcast episode, “Ways White Bias Can Misdirect Food System Work.”

Listening Time: 16 minutes

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