COLORS-DETROIT: JOIN THE JUST. GOOD. FOOD. REVOLUTION! By PHIL JONES & MINSU LONGIARU ROC-MICHIGAN As a “food desert,” Detroit is a place where fresh healthy food is hard to find among all the convenience stores with chips, pop and processed food or fast food outlets offering burgers and fries. Hunger is a daily fact in our city.
WINDOWS OF THE WORLD WORKERS STAY UNITED By DANIA RAJENDRA for the BROOKLYN RAIL On Sunday, June 26, dozens of restaurant workers in tall paper toques and flimsy plastic aprons charged into the Taste of Chicago.
By SARU JAYARAMAN, ROC CO-FOUNDER for RACE, POVERTY, & ENVIRONMENT: A JOURNAL FOR SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE Saru writes about ROC's history and occupational segregation in the US restaurant industry.