Education and Engagement

Education and Engagement Committee Meetings

Wednesday, May 17, 6pm
Wednesday, June 21, 6pm
Wednesday, July 19, 6pm
DFPC Office - Julian C. Madison Building
1420 Washington Blvd, Ste 230
Detroit, MI 48226

The primary responsibilities of the Education and Engagement Committee are:

  • Develop and implement a strategy around retail food establishments
  • Develop a community engagement plan
  • Produce the annual Detroit Food Summit and other special events

The subcommittees of the Education and Engagement Committee focus on specific tasks. Projects of the Education and Engagement Committee include the DFPC Grocery Store Coalition, DFPC Speakers Bureau, and the What About Food? Film and Dialogue Series.

If you would like to join the mailing list for the Education and Engagement Committee, or see what we have been talking about lately visit our Google Group.


What About Food? Film and Dialogue Series

What About Food? Film and Dialogue Series brings films about topics related to the food system to Detroit. Following each film community members join experts from the field for a discussion about how the topics relate to local food systems and food security in Detroit communities.

Past Films

Thursday, March 23, 7pm
Detroit Film Theatre
5200 Woodward, Detroit, 48202

Urban Fruit
Wednesday, August 31 5:30 pm
Focus: HOPE Conference Center
1400 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, 48238

Lunch Hour 
Tuesday, June 21, 5:00 pm
Conely Branch Library
4600 Martin, Detroit, 48210

For a calendar of all our meetings and events see our Events page

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