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Navina Khanna
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Navina Khanna, a Movement Strategy Center Associate, has dedicated 15 years to creating a more just and sustainable world through transforming food systems. With a background in sustainable agriculture and food justice, Navina has worked as an educator, community organizer, and policy advocate, bridging sectors to build a stronger and more strategic food movement. In 2010, she co-founded Live Real, a national initiative amplifying the power of young people in frontline communities re-shaping food systems. Navina currently serves on the Oakland Food Policy Council, the board of Food Policy Action, and the coordinating committee of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance. A first generation South Asian American, her worldview is shaped by growing up – and growing food – in India and the US.

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There Shouldn't Be a Job Like This

(5) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 6:03 PM

Two and a half years ago, I coordinated a commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Civil Rights era Freedom Rides. We called our journey the Food & Freedom Rides: 25 young adults from diverse urban and rural backgrounds traveled from the deep south to Detroit, and from...

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Care About Food? Then Care About Immigration Reform Too!

(1) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 4:28 PM

As you've probably heard, the Senate is now selling a new brand of immigration reform bill called the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013. Senators -- both Democrat and Republican -- have stirred together a complex and massive proposal that has potential to become law, driven...

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