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Harvesting the Fruits of the Black Panther Party's Free Breakfast Program
Date Saturday October 29
Time 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
970 Grace Ave, Oakland, CA
(In front of Destiny Arts Center in North Oakland)
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorPhat Beets Produce
Emailphatbeetsoffice [at] gmail.com
Phone6508339115
Come join us for a free community celebration of the Black Panther Party's free breakfast program, as well as the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party. There will be collective storytelling and an interactive meal on food justice and the legacy of the Free Breakfast Program.

Former Panthers Melvin Dickson and Aunti Frances will be hosting a celebration and "stone soup" meal with other food justice activists and community members from the east bay, who will share their experiences and their stories.

Speakers (so far) include:

Van, Qilombo Oakland
Sita Bhaumik (and others), The People's Kitchen Collective
Doria Robinson, Urban Tilth
Jocelyn Golden, Manna from Heaven
Aunti Frances, Self-Help Hunger Program
Joy Moore, local food activist
Kristyn Leach, farmer at Namu Farm


We will break bread together and celebrate with live music, dancing and fresh and organic fruits and veggies from the market.


questions: info [at] phatbeetsproduce.org
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