ELP Colloquium Series: Grassroots Organizing for Hawaii's Food Movement

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Event Location
William S. Richardson School of Law - Moot Courtroom
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822-2350

  

Room
Moot Court Room

The Environmental Law Program presents "Grassroots Organizing for Hawaii's Food Movement" featuring Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland and Amy Brinker. The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2nd at 11:30 am in the Moot Courtroom. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to elp@hawaii.edu by 10/1. 

Sen. Oakland has served in the Senate for 23 years and currently represents the 13th District, which includes Sand Island, Kalihi, Liliha, Nu’uanu, Pauoa, and Pu’unui. She currently chairs the Senate Human Services Committee and is also a member of the Energy and Environment Committee. She recently authored a bill to establish an agricultural development and food security program to increase the amount of locally grown food consumed by Hawaii residents. 

Amy Brinker is currently the President of the Hawaii Food Policy Council and Director of Policy at KYA Sustainability Studio. She is also a facilitator of the Honolulu Living Building Challenge Collaborative and a member of the State Water Conservation Advisory Board. Amy graduated from WSRSL with certificates in both Native Hawaiian and Environmental Law. 

Event Contact Information

Name
Frannie Demapan

Contact Phone
(808) 366-1128