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Green Card Food Voices: Stories of Minnesota Immigrants Working in Local Food
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Twin Cities Food Co-ops and Green Card Voices as we hear the stories of local immigrant business owners and learn about their journey to the US, building a life in the Twin Cities, and owning a business through a pandemic and civil unrest. Join our panelists Naima Dhore of Somali American Farmers Association, Belén Rodríguez of Quebracho Empanadas, and Ruhel Islam of Gandhi Mahal and Curry in a Hurry.
After the stories, join in a virtual discussion with local immigrant business owners, Green Card Voices and other local nonprofits about the immigrant experience in the Twin Cities, how we can better connect with our neighbors, and what we can do to support immigrants in our community.
Join us for the event!
1. Watch the Green Card Food Voices videos before the event, Each video is 5-10 minutes and provides a great introduction to Naima, Ruhel and Belén prior to our panel discussion.
2. To attend the event, follow this Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 892 3042 4891
The event series “Co-op Community Conversations: Exploring the Intersection of Racial, Social, and Food Justice” is presented by Eastside Food Co-op, Mississippi Market Co-op, Seward Community Co-op, and Twin Cities Co-op Partners as a way to examine and connect our cooperative values with social justice movements.