Environmental Law Program

Grassroots Organizing for Hawaii’s Food Movement

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ELP presents Grassroots Organizing for Hawaii’s Food Movement, featuring Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland and Amy Brinker. The event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 2nd at 11:30 am in the Moot Courtroom. 

Sen. Oakland has served in the State Legislature for 23 years and currently represents Hawaii’s 13th Senatorial District, which includes Liliha, Palama, Iwilei, Nu’uanu, Pacific Heights, Pauoa, Lower Tantalus, Chinatown, Downtown and part of Kaka’ako. She chairs the Senate Human Services Committee and is also a member of the Energy and Environment Committee. She recently authored a bill to establish an agricultural development and food security program to increase the amount of locally grown food consumed by Hawaii residents.

Amy Brinker is currently the President of the Hawaii Food Policy Council and Director of Policy at KYA Sustainability Studio. She is also a facilitator of the Honolulu Living Building Challenge Collaborative and a member of the State Water Conservation Advisory Board. Amy graduated from WSRSL with certificates in both Native Hawaiian and Environmental Law.

Please RSVP to elp@hawaii.edu by 10/1. Refreshments will be served.