By Nina Holtz 1 in 5 transgender people have experienced homelessness at some point in their lives. 1 in 8 have been evicted due to identifying as transgender. An estimate of 41% of trans people have attempted suicide in their lifetime. Trans folks of color are 6 times more likely to experience physical violence when […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Guidelines for Striving to Be a Trans Ally
By Nina Holtz On Dec 10th, 2015, US House Representative Chellie Pingree introduced House Bill 4184, the Food Recovery Act. A couple of representatives from Boulder Food Rescue and other partners drafted a letter on behalf of food rescuers and food waste reduction activists in Colorado who firmly support this proposal. If you’d like to learn more, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Join Us in Supporting H.R. 4184!
By Michael Benko, former Volunteer Coordinator It has been only ten short days since my technical departure from BFR, but I figured a small notice was in order. And so, here it goes. Working with BFR for the past year has been, simply put, one of the best experiences of my life. And I mean […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A Letter From Michael Benko
By Nina Holtz Kate Eno will serve as BFR’s new Volunteer Coordinator! After nearly two years of bouncing around and working on organic farms around Colorado, Kate is thrilled to come to settle in Boulder and join the delightful and dedicated group of humans at BFR! Kate first encountered BFR when a volunteer came around while she was selling […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on BFR Welcomes New Volunteer Coordinator: Kate Eno
By Julie Gavin If you’ve recently become acquainted with the work of Boulder Food Rescue, you’ve most certainly encountered the term food justice. And, if you’re like me, despite being reasonably well-educated and well-informed, you may not know exactly what that phrase means. Despite knowing 100% of its components, the compound phrase initially intimidated me. Today’s post […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What is “Food Justice”?