As part of their appearance with the Our Kitchen Table Convenings on Food Justice, WYCE’s Linda Gellasch interviewed LaDonna Redmond and Lila Cabbil for Catalyst Radio. Listen live at noon Friday, May 3 by turning your radio dial to 88.1 FM or stream online. OKT will publish a link to the archived program when it becomes available. The Rapidian will also feature a follow-up post.
Cabbil, who worked side by side with Mrs. Rosa Parks for decades, serves as president emeritus of the Rosa Parks Institute and is author of the book, Accountability and White Anti-Racist Organizing: Stories from Our Work. She has also facilitated team building with the OKT staff and SoutheastArea Farmers’ Market partners over the past two years.abbil for the weekly Catalyst Radio show.
At the forefront of the food justice movement, recently launched the Campaign for Food Justice Now, a membership-based organization that will use a race, class and gender analysis to promote food and agricultural system reforms and advocate for the adoption of right-to-food policies in the United States.
A speaker, radio host and former Food and Society Policy Fellow, Redmond was one of 25 citizen and business leaders named a Responsibility Pioneer by Time Magazine. She successfully worked to get Chicago Public Schools to evaluate junk food, launched urban agriculture projects, started a community grocery store and worked on federal farm policy to expand access to healthy food in low‐income communities.