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Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2

Thursday, November 9, 2017

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they're using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation. 

Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience at the individual, community, and ecosystem levels.


  • Cecile Fandi, school gardener at P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary School and community gardener at Bedford Stuyvesant Community Garden
  • Ena McPherson, GreenThumb community gardener at Tranquility Farm
  • Darryl Montgomery, GreenThumb community gardener and designer/builder/park steward at Hancock T&T Community Backyard Garden Park
  • Frances A. Pérez-Rodríguez, youth mentor and community organizer, Farm School NYC student, and member of La Finca Del Sur community farm in the South Bronx


P.S. 262 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Elementary/Middle School
500 Macon Street
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