2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN


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Nyree Hall

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Fellow

ReFED

Bio:

Nyree serves as the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Fellow at ReFED, supporting the organization's knowledge and practices within the intersections of food waste and diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ). Before joining ReFED, Nyree was engaged in DEIJ within academia, earning a bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies, a minor in Deaf Studies, and a master's degree in Sociology. Nyree has experience with advocacy around marginalization that affects race, gender, class, and sexual orientation such as in education, housing, food insecurity, environmental racism, and health disparities. Nyree believes in the power of education and research to help people cohesively understand each other and work together to reach common goals.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th

12:00pm - 1:30pm


Lunch & Special Programming

Buffet in Memorial Hall | Special Programming in Ski-U-Mah Room

Grab your lunch and join us for this session:
More Than a Solution for Surplus Food: An Interactive Deep-Dive on Designing for Equity, Justice, and Access in Food Systems (Special Presentation by ReFED) (Ski-U-Mah Room)

Our food systems are rooted in historical inequities that are still rampant today. We have an opportunity to rebuild them differently, but how can we design with those who are impacted, not for? While the primary conversation around food waste and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) has been addressing food insecurity with surplus food, there are many other intersections that go beyond using some of our most disempowered members of society as a home for surplus food — food that is great for everyone no matter their socio-demographic. Participate in this interactive discussion, led by ReFED team members, as they share insights from their research on the intersections of DEIJ and the food waste ecosystem. Ultimately, we aim to together cultivate sustainable resilient systems that nourish, rather than deprive.

Thursday, May 12th

10:30am - 11:30am


Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)

Ski-U-Mah Room

More Than a Solution for Surplus Food: An Interactive Deep-Dive on Designing for Equity, Justice, and Access in Food Systems (Special Presentation by ReFED) 

Our food systems are rooted in historical inequities that are still rampant today. We have an opportunity to rebuild them differently, but how can we design with those who are impacted, not for? While the primary conversation around food waste and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) has been addressing food insecurity with surplus food, there are many other intersections that go beyond using some of our most disempowered members of society as a home for surplus food — food that is great for everyone no matter their socio-demographic. Participate in this interactive discussion, led by ReFED team members, as they share insights from their research on the intersections of DEIJ and the food waste ecosystem. Ultimately, we aim to together cultivate sustainable resilient systems that nourish, rather than deprive.

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