Resources from Sisters Of The Road
This page includes great resources from Sisters Of The Road and links to organizations working on economic human rights, nonviolence, food justice and systemic change.
- 2011 Community Health Assessment: Systemic Change Team staff worked with a University of Portland nursing student to conduct a health assessment with Sisters’ community. We will use this data to inform our health and health care systemic change work.
- Voices of Homelessness: A Qualitative Database from Sisters Of The Road. Learn more here.
- The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved by Sandor Ellix Katz
- Hope’s Edge by Frances Moore Lappe & Anne Lappe
- The Ethics Of What We Eat by Peter Singer
- The Urban League of Portland released this report on the State of Black Oregon, featuring essays, recommendation, tons of data and more
- Here’s a great list of 50 sites dedicated to food security and safety
- B-Line (community food partners; sustainable transportation)
- Community Food Security Coallition (food justice)
- Multnomah Food Initiative (food justice)
- People’s Food Co-Op (food justice; co-management)
- Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (economic human rights; Sisters’ Executive Director sits on the Coordinating Council)
- Street Roots (Portland’s flagship publication addressing homelessness and poverty)
- US Federation of Worker Cooperatives (information about worker-owned cooperatives)
- Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP) (economic human rights; Sisters is a founding member)
- The Garden - The Garden follows the plight of farmers from South Central Los Angeles that organized a 14 acre urban farm in response to the devastating LA riots in 1992. Most of the farmers are immigrants from countries in which they learned to fear for their lives if they were to speak out; the movie shows them organize, fight back, and demand answers when their land is threatened.
- Food Inc. - An honest and frightening look inside America’s corporate controlled food industry.