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Activist Toolkit weekly roundup: Food security, locavores, good food boxes

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The Ides of March are upon us, and with that comes a whole host of action days. Today is bottled water free day and to celebrate this week's toolkit is chock full of environmental tools. The politics of water relate to every form of activism, especially food justice, sustainability and sovereignty. Special thanks to Paula Miller for contributing great tech tools!

Like what you see? Want to add something to a tool? The activist toolkit is a wiki! Find out how to add to the tools and edit.

Don't forget to check out this week's episode of Constructing Change: Radicalizing Consent

Weekly Roundup

March might be a busy month, but take your time! The best things in life take extra care and effort, according to the international slow food movement.

You are what you eat, so there's no better way to live in solidarity with local food systems than to eat them. Find out more about what it takes to be a locavore.

Local food is a secure resource for a community. Make food security accessible and fun with this workshop outline

Good food box programs make local food easy to access. Find out how to start one in your community with this guide.

Assuring food security can be complicated for communities to sort out with corporations in the way. Figure out what the needs of your community are with this simple assessment.

Biodiversity is an important part of food sovereignty. Check out this workshop outline to reach community members with tons of activities.

Workshops can be a great way to reach youth about a variety of issues. Make schools trans positive with this guide

Next week is the international day to eliminate racism. Read up about its tragic history.

Citizen journalists can change perceptions and break stereotypes. Get started using cowbird.

Sometimes organizing is about bringing down the social and economic hierarchy and sometimes it's about creating an engaging a presentation, embedding audio or sending large files. Tech tools to the rescue!

Events

Toronto

Pre-budget rally and march

Direct action workshop

Performance by Sins Invalid (Read more about Sins Invalid)

Ottawa

International Day Against Police Violence Vigil (TONIGHT)

Honouring Indigenous Women Campaign Launch Party

Liberation Lite: The roots of recolonialization in South Africa (TONIGHT)

Montreal

Anarchist Book Fair!

Vancouver

Community march against racism

Public forum on internet privacy

Add more events and tools in the comments!

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