Policy for the People
Policy for the People is a detailed-but-approachable educational series for anyone who wants to better understand the state of local food policy, how it relates to what’s happening on a national and global scale, key issues that affect changes, and how you can get involved in building a more just and resilient food system for everyone in the Ocean State.
August 22 | 11 am-1 pm
Summarizing the 2023 session outcomes as they relate to RI’s food system, a Bill Tracker review, and a look ahead to 2024 legislation.
September 19 | 12:30-1:30 pm
An introduction to our new and improved municipal food system factsheets.
RECORDING COMING SOON!
October 17 |12:30-1:30 pm
A deep-dive into the core issues, policies, and advocacy actions RIFPC is planning to prepare for the start of the legislative session this January.
November 8 | 12:30-1:30 pm
An update on the challenges and opportunities Rhode Island is facing related to the new Farm Bill.
December 12 | 12:30-1:30 pm
How laws are made in Rhode Island, how advocacy from 2023 could impact 2024 policy priorities, and a panel on the importance of collaboration and the power of coalitions.
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