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Urban Food Policy Forum: Litigation as a Strategy for Defending and Advancing Food Policy

This panel discussion will explore the advantages and disadvantages of litigation as a strategy for policy change and promoting food equity. It will also explore the role of litigation in defending food policies that The Trump Administration or Congress are seeking to reverse. A discussion will follow the panel.
Outside the week 55 West 125th Street, 7th Floor New York, NY 10027 Thursday September 14th 9:00am 10:30am View Event
GACSA

Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E. 42nd St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 11:00am View Event
forest

Going "All In” to Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation + film premiere of 'Stewards of the Forest'

If we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change, it is imperative that we end deforestation. This event will be an opportunity for everyone who has a stake in the no-deforestation agenda to join together, share insights, build awareness of existing efforts, align on action plans and strengthen partnerships.
Wednesday Sept 20 Rockefeller Foundation 420 5th Ave, New York City 4:00pm 8:00pm View Event
tfa

The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains

 By proposing a shared set of priorities, the Commodity and Forests Agenda 2020 aims to improve collaboration and coordination among stakeholders to address commodity-driven deforestation. 
sierra

Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

As allies in the face of Climate Change, this night is about local solutions to raise awareness and take action for a healthy planet. Songs have moved mountains and changed minds, so from this karaoke bar to the world, Raise your voice and sing out.
Thursday Sept 21 328 Douglass Street Between 3rd & 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217 6:00pm 12:00am View Event
mit

Restoring Degraded Forests and Soils for Climate Mitigation: A Regenerative Model for Rural Communities

Breakfast briefing on how Sierra Gorda is helping Mexico achieve its targets under the Paris Climate Agreement, working with small land-holders engaged in ranching and farming.
Thursday Sept 21 TBD 8:30am 10:00am View Event