Nikki Henderson, 27, is Executive Director of People’s Grocery in Oakland, CA. Since 2010, she is an award-winning activist in the food and social justice fields. In 2009, Henderson co-founded Live Real, a national collaborative of youth food movement organizations. Previously she worked with Van Jones and Phaedra Ellis Lamkins at Green for All and at Slow Food USA in Brooklyn, NY. Passionate about youth leadership development among communities of color from a young age, she directed Foster Youth Empowerment Workshops. During college, became a leading student advocate for statewide environmental justice.
Flavas of a Whole Community: Ingredients for Food Access in Historically Under-Invested Communities - Restoration Nation Theater| 10:25am, Fri