We honor and mourn the lives of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Mike Ramos, Tony McDade and so many others that have been lost to race-based violence at the hands of police. We stand in solidarity with Black people across this country.
As we grow food for the community and invest in young people, we acknowledge that there can be no food justice without racial justice, and there can be no racial justice when we remain silent in the face of racist police brutality. The work of racial justice belongs to everyone.
At Urban Roots, this is our work to do, especially those of us who are white, and we are all committed to examining the ways we uphold systems of oppression as individuals and as an organization. We hope you will join us in seeking out and supporting anti-racist efforts led by Black people. We must listen to these voices as we take a stand against racism and systemic oppression.