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Please Join the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN), the Nutrition and Kinesiology Department, and the Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion (CPHP) at the University of Illinois (UIC) for the Food For Life Forum. 

The Food For Life Forum brings together key stakeholders from accross the city to address food and racial justice as they intersect the corner store.  We will review the current context around healthy food access, and the racial dynamics in the inner-city, analyze various barriers and challenges to solving these issues, hear about some of the work being done at the grass roots level to address the issues, and will work towards developing a city wide model of intervention. 

Date: Saturday, October 31, 2015

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Location: 1919 W Taylor Street Chicago, IL 60612 (UIC College of Applied Health Sciences, 7th Floor

Parking: Wood street Parking Structure (WSPS). 1100 S Wood Street. Parking is not free, and is based on time spent at the garage. Total price for the day will be $8.50.

Please RSVP here to confirm your attendance by Friday October 23. Should you have any questions, please contact Lubna Saleh ( or Sara Hamdan ( 


Food For Life, A Human Right?

1919 W Taylor Street, UIC College of Applied Health Science, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60612

Keywords: Corner Stores, food access, food justice, Racial Dynamics

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