Join the Sustainable Food Center and The Austin Common for a live (virtual) cooking chat and recipe demo, with a focus on making healthy meals during these difficult times.
“So one thing we know for sure, is that whenever there is a disaster or pandemic, communities of color are usually left out.”
Angelica Erazo – community activist, member of the City of Austin Hispanic/Latino Quality of Life Resource Advisory Commission, board member of Earth Day Austin and the New Philanthropists
Why community-led disaster response is so important.
Marginalized communities are usually left out of official disaster response efforts.
Trusted leaders often know how to communicate with their communities better than government officials.
In order for disaster response to be equitable, communities must be empowered to lead.