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FSNE Racial Equity Challenge Outreach Kit

Please feel free to use these resources to help spread the word to your friends, family, colleagues and networks. 

For inquiries about the FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge, please contact:

Curtis Ogden, Interaction Institute for Social Change

Karen Spiller, KAS Consulting

Lisa Fernandes, UNH Sustainability Institute

 

EVENT OVERVIEW DETAILS

The FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge (sometimes called the 21-Day Challenge or the Racial Equity Challenge)

Website:

https://www.foodsolutionsne.org/get-involved/21-day-racial-equity-habit-...

shortlink: fsne.info/FSNEEquityChallenge

When:

Every year in April. In 2019 the Challenge runs from April 1 through April 21.

What:

A self-guided learning journey examining the history and impacts of racism, different kinds of racism, how it is connected to our food system, examples and tools on how to undo racism and build racial equity and justice.

The Challenge consists of:

daily email prompts (readings, video, audio) that take about 10-15 minutes each.

a launch webinar (recorded so that late joiners can view it as well)

a Discussion Guide to support groups at schools, colleges, businesses, churches or other organizations that may want to do the Challenge together

online discussion forums for those who may want to talk about the daily prompts and other learning along the way

2019 Planning Team:

Karen Spiller, KAS Consulting, UNH Haas Professor

Curtis Ogden, Interaction Institute for Social Change, UNH Haas Professor

Lisa Fernandes, UNH Sustainability Institute

Joanne Burke, University of New Hampshire

Kalila Booker-Cafasso, Harry P. Kendall Foundation

Julius Kolawale, African American Alliance of Rhode Island

Abel Luna, Migrant Justice

Betsy Skoda, Healthcare Without Harm

Jamie Picardy, University of Southern Maine

Becca Story, New England Dairy & Food Council

Anna Mohammed, NOFA-MA

Shannon Grimes, Maine Farmland Trust

 

SAMPLE COMMUNICATIONS

When you create social media posts about the Challenge, please use hashtags #FSNEEquityChallenge (primary) and #foodjustice #foodsovereignty (optional). We will be encouraging and moderating discussions on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram based on the primary #FSNEEquityChallenge hashtag.

Newsletter/Email/Blog Language:

v.1

Sign up for the FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge coming up in April! In its fifth year, the Challenge is a great way to learn about the history and impacts of racism on our current food system while inspiring participants with resources and tools to build racial equity in their work and lives. People from all over the country participate in the Challenge, coordinated by the Food Solutions New England network in order to raise awareness, shift attitudes and change outcomes. This year a Discussion Guide will be available for groups who want to do the Challenge together.  Visit the FSNE Challenge website for more information or to sign up.

v.2

Please join (your organization's name here) as we embark on the FSNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge together! As an organization, we are committed to understanding and undoing racism in our food system. The FSNE Racial Equity Challenge, with small daily email prompts delivered every morning from April 1 through April 21, we can all easily participate in this transformative effort at our own pace.  Visit the FSNE Challenge website for more information or to sign up and contact (person at your organization) who will be coordinating some discussions for our group during the Challenge so that we can apply what we are learning to our own work.

Facebook and Instagram Language:

Sign up for this year's @FoodSolutionsNewEngland 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge running from April 1-21! Help dismantle racism in our #foodsystem, raise awareness, shift attitudes & change outcomes. #FSNEEquityChallenge #foodjustice http://fsne.info/FSNEEquityChallenge

Twitter Language:

Sign up for this year's @FoodSolutionsNE 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge! Help dismantle racism in our #foodsystem #FSNEEquityChallenge #foodjustice http://fsne.info/FSNEEquityChallenge

Media:

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Get One-Page Flyer

Get NEW Racial Equity Challenge Discussion Guide for Groups

Get Printable Racial Equity Challenge Tracking Log (PDF)

Get Postcard (have your printer layout 2 per letter-size page & trim)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Get Register Now Button (and point to fsne.info/FSNEEquityChallenge)