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ESP Offers Virtual Discussions About Urban and Culturally Diverse Audiences

The ESP Urban and Culturally Diverse Audiences (UCDA) Affinity Group is hosting a series of virtual discussions this year, beginning on February 8. This live experience will be focused on DEI efforts related to disability topics. Morgan Bradley, a community outreach program manager for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD), will be the presenter.  Bradley will address “Program Accommodations for People with Disabilities.” The session will be held on February 8 at 12:30 p.m.

2022 Urban Food Systems Symposium Call for Abstracts

The 2022 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held September 26-29 in Kansas City, Missouri. The scientific committee invites you to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation. The theme for the symposium is Building Coalitions for a Changind World as viewed through our work in urban food systems. Urban food systems work includes an array of topics related to urban ag and the interation of urban populations and the food system. Submission deadline is March 15.

Where Do U.S. Cities Stand On Urban Agriculture?

Local urban agriculture policies have gained momentum since the turn of the XXIth century. However, it is difficult to get the bigger picture of where we stand after 20 years of policy development. For this reason, researchers from Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future reviewed past and current urban agriculture policies in 40 of the most populated U.S. cities. For this review, they examined regulations as well as plans, guidance, programmes, and policy recommendations.


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