VIDEO: Fighting The School To Prison Pipeline With Food And Land Justice
Jalal Sabur & Raymond Figueroa are using fresh food to rebalance the scale and dig up the school to prison pipeline. Jalal Sabur is the co-founder of the Freedom Food Alliance, a collective of farmers, political prisoners, and organizers in upstate New York, and Raymond Figueroa, Jr. works with the Friends of Brook Park, an alternatives-to-incarceration program that works with young people affected by the prison system.
The show also looks at the problems of food access in the South Bronx:
Is the South Bronx really a food desert? With one of the biggest food distribution centers in the country based there, the term “food apartheid” might be more accurate.