In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance honors Black and Afro-Indigenous farmers, fishermen, and stewards of ancestral lands and water. We especially honor them as a vital part of food chain workers, who together are creating food sovereignty, meaning a world with healthy, ecologically produced food, and democratic control over food systems.
[Editor’s Note: For over a year, community residents have been occupying the Gill Tract, land owned by the University of California in Albany, CA. The university wants to develop the land into high-end shopping and residential units, the community wants an urban garden. Members of the Friends of the MST have been involved in this struggle, which has received the support by the MST.
You've been following all these years our activities in the struggle for agrarian reform and a Brazilian society with more equality and social justice.
The political-ideological training and the educational process are as important to the MST as conquering the land in order to work and produce food.