Yearly Archives: 2018

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Press Release: Tyson Moves to Increase Lion’s Share of Market Control  

Press Release: Tyson Foods purchased Keystone Foods, LLC from Marfrig Global Foods SA, for $2.16 billion. Along with three other companies, Tyson currently controls more than half of the U.S. poultry industry. With this purchase, they’ll have broader global reach, as Keystone Foods is a main supplier of chicken nuggets to McDonald’s Corp.

[CLOSED] Job Posting: Communications Manager – Apply by September 15

[CLOSED] Job Posting: Communications Manager. Description: In conjunction with program staff, develop and implement project and campaign-specific communication strategies, raise RAFI’s overall profile by managing organization-wide communications and social media, and support ongoing fundraising efforts.

Introducing the Equity at the Table Fellows

The Come to the Table program is pleased to announce the Equity at the Table Fellowship, designed to support and strengthen faith and community leaders who are passionate about equity and food access, and engaged in projects that support these goals. Current Fellows are LaShauna Austria, Rev. Dele, Kim Pevia, and Fatimah Salleh.

2019 Come to the Table Conference Request for Workshop Proposals

The 2019 Conference will be held March 12-13 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC. The theme of the Conference is Called to Action: Uprooting Hunger and Cultivating Justice. We are seeking workshops covering the following topics: community development, organizational development, theology and food, creative expression, self-care, disaster relief/preparedness, public policy/advocacy, racial equity/inequities in the food system, gender equity, environmental justice, poverty/economic justice, immigration, workers’ rights, agriculture/farming, and community gardening.