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1/19/2015. “Researchers in L.A. Aim to Mold a New Sustainable Economy.” CBS Los Angeles.


9/8/2014. “Why Immigration Reform Has to Go Hand-in-Hands with Stronger Labor Rights” by Michelle Chen. The Nation.

9/4/2014. “California tax cheats difficult to find” by BoNhia Lee. Sacramento Bee.

8/31/2014. “1 in 6 California Construction Workers Labors in Shadows, Study Finds” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.

8/29/2014. “Study: Construction Workers Unreported” by BoNhia Lee. Fresno Bee.

8/2/2014. “Freelance workers a growing segment of California economy” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.

6/6/2014. “Job recovery in Southern California is outpacing U.S. gains” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.


8/6/2013. “Cooperation as Radical Protest” panel. Regional Organizer Fellows Bootcamp, CoFed (Berkeley, CA).

7/12-7/16/2013. Research Justice workshop. IWW Work People’s College (Hibbing, MN).

7/9/13. “ROC United: Critical that service sector jobs be good jobs” by Doug Cunningham. Workers Independent News.

6/26/2013. “Food Fight: Feminists and Femivores” by Rebecca Burns. In These Times.

6/21-6/23/2013. ”Is It Research Justice or Just Research?” “Tierra y Libertad: Land and Liberty Research,” and “Solidarity Research in the Food Chain.” Allied Media Conference (Detroit, MI).

6/19/2013. “Engaging Communities Through Research.” Labor Research Action Network, 3rd Annual Conference (Washington, DC).


11/30/2012. “Racialicious Crush of the Week, Facing Race Edition: Yvonne Yen Liu” by Andrea Plaid. Racialicious.

11/16-11/17/2012. “Energy Democracy for All”, “Good Food and Good Jobs for All” and “Where is the Color in Occupy? Race, Class, and Gender in the Occupy Movement.” Facing Race (Baltimore, MD).

9/24-9/26/2012. “Food and Labor People’s Movement Assembly.” Facilitated with Diana Robinson, Food Chain Workers Alliance; Kandace Eloisa Vallejo, Coalition of Immokalee Workers; and Charlotte Williams, Center for New Community. Food + Justice = Democracy (Minneapolis, MN).

9/18/2012. “Occupy One Year Later.” KQED Forum with Michael Krasny.

9/11/2012. “Food Justice Dinner Conversation.” Facilitated with Gary Ruskin, Yes on Prop 37 campaign. Green Gulch Farm (Muir Beach, CA).

8/8/2012. “Good Food and Good Jobs for All.” Urban Adamah Evening Lecture (Berkeley, CA).

6/28-7/1/2012. “Research Justice Track.” Allied Media Conference (Detroit, MI).

6/10-6/12/2012. “Good Food and Good Jobs for All.” Association of State & Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors (ASTPHND) Annual Conference (Traverse City, MI).

6/8/12. “Occupy the Past, Occupy the Future.” Session with Mike Goldfield, Wayne State; Immanuel Ness, CUNY Grad Center; and Amy Bromsen, Wayne State. How Class Works (Stonybrook, NY).

5/17/12. “The Color of Food: Race, Class, and Gender in the Food System.” Talk for the Urban Adamah Farm Fellows (Berkeley, CA).

5/1/2012. “Where’s the Color in Occupy? Wherever We Put It” by David Zlutnick, et al. Colorlines.

4/28/2012. Right to the City: Public Space, Horizontal Democracy, & the Oakland Commune in “Grassroots Movements in Hard Times: Occupying the Public Sphere.” How Democratic is California?, California Studies Association (Oakland, CA).

4/19/2012. “Comfort Food: Making Food Justice Accessible.” Race and Policy Symposium, sponsored by the Students of Color in Public Policy (SCiPP), Goldman School of Public Policy. University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

4/18/2012. “Race, Class, and the Food System.” Panel with Alison Alkon, Sara E. Schaefer, and Western Farm Workers Association. University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA).

4/3/2012. Participant in round table discussion with David Foster, Blue Green Alliance, Joanne Poyourow, Transition LA, and Ananda Tan, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, facilitated by Rebecca Burns. “How Green is the Green Economy?” In These Times.

3/17/2012. “Occupy Wall Street marks six-month anniversary with massive arrests” by Clare Trapasso and Rich Schapiro. NY Daily News.

3/17/2012. “Occupy Research: Research by and for the Movement.” Left Forum (New York, NY).

2/21/2012. “Intersections of race, class, gender, and food: The Color of Food.” Bare Abundance: The Excess and Inequity of Our Food System, a student-initiated course, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

2/4/2012. “The Color of Food: Race, Class, and Gender in the Food System.” Labor Across the Food System, University of California at Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA).


11/18/2011. “Race, Food Sovereignty & the Occupy Movement.” Berkeley Student Food Collective, Third Annual Fundraising Gala (Berkeley, CA).

11/10/2011. “New Research to Inform and Guide Equitable Policy Change.” Equity Summit 2011 (Detroit, MI).

10/27/2011. “The Occupy Movement’s Branding Problem” by Adam Clark Estes. The Atlantic Wire.

9/24/2011. “Race, Recession, and Green Jobs.” Green Talk Series: Where We Discuss The Triple Bottom Line, Theresa Kennedy Radio Show (Nashville, TN).

9/22/2011. “Race and the Federal Budget Debate.” Online Webinar, Applied Research Center (Oakland, CA).

9/20/2011. “Perspectives on Race, Place and Food.” Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement, a lecture series cotaught by Nikki Henderson and Michael Pollan, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).