LEADERSHIP INTERNSHIP 2
Leading For Justice: Food Sovereignty & Urban Farming
June 4 - Sep. 10, 2022
$9.50 / hour
This internship will help you answer questions like "How does the food system work--and what's wrong with it?" "How can gardening help communities not just survive but thrive?" "How do plants grow and how can I take care of them?" "How can I pass on my knowledge to younger people and advocate for food justice in my neighborhood?"
Dates: Mar. 14 - May 8, 2022
Dates: Saturday, June 4, 2022
Focus: Learning TGG values and co-creating Community Agreements , cultivating a sense of belonging, and exploring what it means to "lead for justice."
(2 dates: 4/23 or 5/17)
We'll help you complete all the required tax and employment documents and make sure you have a bank account and required work permit (if you're under 16)! Find out more here.
Try again in 2023!
Dates: June 4 - Aug. 12, plus Aug. 20, Aug. 27, and Sep. 3 (Sats.)
Days/times: M/T/Th/F in-person days per week until Aug. 12, then in-person Saturdays once school resumes
Topics & Experiences:
Understanding how food insecurity can turn into food sovereignty
Contrasting America's industrialized food system that is focused on processing, profit, and waste
Agricultural training: seeding, transplanting, mulching, harvesting, plant identification, medicinal plants, and much more!
Leading “Mids Grow Greens,” a 4-day summer experience for middle school students to teach them about food justice, agriculture, and community change
Building a resume and developing
Leading orientation for Internship 3 interns (Sep. 3)