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New Report Exposes Corporate Control of Public Supply Chains and the Communities Reclaiming Them

For Immediate Release: May 16, 2023 Contact: Shane Tan (shane.tan@berlinrosen.com); Neshani Jani (neshani@healfoodalliance.org) New Report Exposes Corporate Control of Public Supply Chains and the Communities Reclaiming Them NATIONAL (May 16, 2023) – A new report released today from the Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA) and HEAL (Health, Environment, Agriculture, Labor) Food Alliance analyzes how grassroots […]

Worker Resistance: HEAL’s Spring Update

Welcome to the HEAL Food Alliance quarterly newsletter! To stay up to date on what’s happening in the food and farm justice movement, subscribe now » Spring is here, and with it comes warmth, rejuvenation and possibility for the future. At the HEAL Food Alliance, we’re continuing to advocate for a just and equitable food […]

150 Groups Urge Congress to Draft a Farm Bill that Creates a Thriving Future for All

For Immediate Release Contact: Shane Tan, shane.tan@berlinrosen.com Neshani Jani, neshani@healfoodalliance.org  150 Groups Urge Congress to Draft a Farm Bill that Creates a Thriving Future for All  Leading progressive organizations back five key priorities identified by the HEAL Food Alliance for inclusion in the 2023 Farm Bill  Washington D.C. (April 4, 2023) – On Friday, the […]

HEAL Food Alliance Shows Up Big in DC for a Transformative Farm Bill

By Eloni Porcher, Communications Manager at HEAL Food Alliance Food is our most intimate and powerful connection to each other, our cultures, and the earth. How we produce, process, and consume food has a larger impact on our wellbeing than any other human activity.  That’s why, earlier this month, HEAL members joined over 500 farmers […]

HEAL Releases New School of Political Leadership Alumni Report

When we first conceived of HEAL, we recognized the enormity of the task ahead: our current food and agriculture systems are controlled by a handful of powerful corporations whose ethos of extraction and exploitation is rooted in a history of chattel slavery and genocide. By design, the very laws that established the United States excluded […]

12 Grassroots Leaders Join Political Leadership Cohort to Develop Food and Farm Advocacy Campaigns

For Immediate Release: February 22, 2023 Contact: Shane Tan (shane.tan@berlinrosen.com); Neshani Jani (neshani@healfoodalliance.org) 12 Grassroots Leaders Join Political Leadership Cohort to Develop Food and Farm Advocacy Campaigns HEAL Food Alliance’s School of Political Leadership provides grassroots leaders across the food justice movement a campaign incubator and movement-building support. NATIONAL (February 22, 2023) — Today, the […]

Moving Forward, Looking Back: HEAL’s 2022 Year in Review

 Download HEAL’s 2022 Year in Review The principle of “moving forward, looking back” is embodied in the Akan concept of “Sankofa”. Symbolized by a bird who is walking one way as its head and neck are turned backwards, Sankofa is relevant to our current moment.  This year, HEAL turned 5! As we move forward, we […]
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Together We Thrive: HEAL’s 2022 Rapid Response Fund Impact Report

 Download HEAL’s 2022 Rapid Response Fund Impact Report   In the chaos of 2020, HEAL piloted a Rapid Response Fund, knowing that our members were directing resources towards urgent needs in their communities. In that first year, HEAL raised and distributed $40,000 across 10 member organizations. At the end of 2021 we did it again, […]