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Closing the Hunger Gap: From Charity to Solidarity 

September 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - September 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

The goal of the 2017 CTHG conference is to move hunger relief organizations toward strategies that promote social justice and address the root causes of hunger, using the lens of racial and economic equity.

From September 11 through 13, 2017, hundreds of people from around the country working to eliminate hunger and poverty within their communities will gather at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center in Tacoma, WA, just south of Seattle, to learn from one other another and strategize next steps in the continuing movement to end hunger.

They will be featuring leading speakers, such as Malik Yakini and Beatriz Beckford during the two-day conference focused on dismantling racial and economic disparities in our food system. On Monday, September 11th, the pre-conference will feature several hands-on tours visiting innovative programs, meeting program participants, and enjoying delicious food from right here in Washington.

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CTHG is a network of food banks, anti-hunger advocates, and food justice activists from across North America working to engage food banks and their constituents in expanding their efforts beyond food handouts, toward community-based empowerment initiatives that effectively network with broader food security work. The network formed in 2012 and is guided by a Leadership Team composed of representatives from food banks and partner organizations across the US.


September 11, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
September 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
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Northwest Harvest
(800) 722-6924


Greater Tacoma Convention Center
1500 Commerce
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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