Community Food Assessment Map Project is a map of community food assessment results using GIS technology. The maps have been distributed throughout Kentucky, and are used both as strategic tools for community members as they implement change, and as public education materials to spread understanding of Louisville’s broken food system.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education, Advocacy and Education Tools/Toolkits, Community Food Assessments, Food Access, Food Systems, Food Systems and Agriculture - Community Members
Sam is a 2005 graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz with an independent major in regional development and social justice. For his senior project he conducted research on small, immigrant-run grocery stores operating in low-income neighborhoods in his hometown of San Francisco, and wrote a thesis based on his findings. He has worked as a tutor in local public high schools, as an educational counselor for foster children, and as a facilitator for the National Conference for Community and Justice. Prior to attending community college, Sam worked to organize communities around local environmental justice issues with Greenaction for Environmental Justice. He also volunteers to lead river rafting trips for youth groups, drug and alcohol rehabilitation groups, and others who would not normally have access to the sport of river rafting.
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