GameChangers Food Justice Youth Summit 

Take action alongside schools across the city

Not having access to enough food is a growing problem for families across London. A huge network of food banks and community kitchens are working hard across the capital to keep our communities fed.

It’s time for your school to take action! From organising donations to your local food bank, petitioning local businesses to reduce food waste or raising awareness, there are so many ways your young people can help fight for food justice.

Sign up to receive our GameChangers Food Justice Classroom Challenges to take part in with your class and then join us, and thousands of other young Londoners for the GameChangers Food Justice Youth Summit at 09:30 – 10:30am on Friday 21st January live on Zoom. Read about our inspiring speakers below, and sign up using the form at the bottom of this page.

Hear from other schools and young campaigners from across the capital, put your questions directly to our star panel and celebrate the work you have done.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Becky Odoi

 

Becky Odoi is 18 and lives in London. She joined Bite Back 2030‘s London Youth Board in 2021 and is passionate about the capital having a healthier and fairer food system. She believes young people should always be given equal opportunities, setting them up to excel in life and break the vicious cycle of poverty — and that this change must come from the top. As a keen debater and problem-solver, she is excited to use these skills to solve real world issues around access to nutritious food.

Bite Back 2030

Bite Back 2030 is building a movement of young people who can get the big players in business and government to listen and act on the issue of food justice. Bite Back 2030 is for young people who want to know the truth about how the food system is designed; how we can redesign it to put young people’s health first.

Alice Handleman-Pedroza

Alice Handleman-Pedroza is the School & Young People Programme Manager at The Felix Project – a London-based charity that redistributes food to those who need it. Alice works with young people across London to help them understand how they can reduce food waste in their homes, schools and communities. 

I’m Alice, I work at The Felix Project. We collect fresh, nutritious food that cannot be sold and deliver this surplus food to charities and schools so they can provide healthy meals and help the most vulnerable in our society. In my role I work with schools and young people getting more food to families and sharing information about the environmental impact of food waste.

The Felix Project

1.5 million adults in London struggle to afford to eat every day, 400,000 children are at risk of missing the next meal. Meanwhile, our food industry generates 3 million tonnes of good, edible surplus food each year. The Felix Project is a London-based charity that is fighting food waste and food poverty by collecting fresh, nutritious food that cannot be sold and delivering it to charities and schools so they can provide healthy meals for everyone.