The online convention — broadcast locally from the McAllen Convention Center — was organized by the Equal Voice for America’s Families, a nationwide group that advocates on behalf of low-income families. Mike Seifert, who coordinates its efforts in the Rio Grande Valley, said the convention is a continuation of efforts that began when the Equal Voice network was created during the 2008 presidential election. more
In response to a recent article in The New York Times about food deserts, Nestle argues that the real issue is poverty and income inequality. more
Reuters reporters Duff Wilson and Janet Roberts argue that the government has succumbed to the industry’s aggressive lobbying and wealth to resist changes to food marketing to children. Reuters has also released a video that shows how the industry fought back. more
Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments Addresses Senator Begich and Others at the Capitol
Food Security, Hunting and Fishing Rights and a Road to Co-Management of Natural Resources on the Table
Sequestration & The Threat of Privatization: A Statement from The Praxis Project
The Mothership has landed on the Left Coast!
The Praxis Project recently celebrated it’s new California office by throwing an Open House that was attended my many friends, allies, and well-wishers from the Oakland, California community. The open house was held on Thursday, Feb 21, 2013, at the new space on 1001 42nd Street in Oakland. DJ Emancipacion was on hand providing the soundscape, while Chef Yulanda of Simply Bliss Catering served up delicious edibles for attendees.