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Tuesday, March 26: Lessons Learned in the Field for Solving the Crises of Hunger & Waste

AAUW Morgan Hill member, Dr. Nancy Fishman, was the founder of the nationally recognized food rescue organization Forgotten Harvest, operational since 1990 in the greater metro Detroit area. Using lessons learned from her past experience as a springboard, Nancy has helped create a custom solution unique to this region— A La Carte Silicon Valley Food Rescue, a Silicon Valley Joint Venture initiative to serve Santa Clara County. Food that would otherwise go to waste is rescued and distributed free of charge to the food insecure.

Despite the tech boom, the poverty rate in the San Francisco Bay Area is near record high. In Santa Clara County alone, more than 200,000 people are living below the official poverty line. Overall one in six Bay Area residents is food insecure.

Please come and hear Nancy’s inspirational talk and learn more about this exciting program and how we can all make a difference by reducing greenhouse emissions and eliminating food waste.

For more information, contact Yvonne Randolph, VP programs.

Saturday, April 6: Future Women Leaders Conference


AAUW is co-sponsoring with the City of Morgan Hill the Future Women Leaders Conference on Saturday, April 6, 8:30 am – 3 pm at the Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center. This free event is open to middle and high school students, who can participate in 15 engaging workshops, interact with elected leaders in our community, enjoy lunch and entertainment. Go to fwlmh.org for more details.

Tuesday, April 23: Coyote Valley Landscape Linkage Project – A Vision for a Resilient, Multi-benefit Landscape

Gail Basson, project Manager for the Coyote Valley Wildlife Linkage project, will speak about tracking wildlife movement between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Diablo Range, and the Morgan Hill connection.
Why is this “wildlife corridor” important? What local animal and plant-life are we protecting? How is it mutually beneficial & tied with renewal of our vital water resources? Fun, educational and interactive, do not miss this.

For more information, contact Yvonne Randolph, VP programs.