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  • Convene the National Rooted in Community Summer Summit each year in a different location, hosted by a RIC member group.

  • Support annual regional gatherings and a biannual Winter Leadership Institute for training advanced youth leaders and for adult mentor professional development and peer to peer sharing.

  • Mentor in best practices, cultural sensitivity, and utilization of the creative arts in advocacy to over 100 youth empowerment and food justice organizations and adult allies nationally.

  • Bi-monthly social media blasts direct to youth on what’s hot in the movement, unique youth opportunities, and story sharing.

  • Provide training, structure and facilitation for peer-to-peer interaction and campaign building with the Youth Food Bill of Rights

  • Check out a Map of the growing National Network here, please add yourselves if you are not on it yet!  https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=z-0HXSKvapiU.kkKX2vCItl7E&hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&ll=40.178873%2C-117.443848&spn=8.273315%2C19.753418&z=6