Seeds of Survival Gardening Program
Sunday, October 24th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Jewish World Watch staff will present this important program using hands-on experiences planting and harvesting actual Seeds of Survival crops and participating in a Top Chef Cookoff with Seeds of Survival ingredients. Please RSVP to MLysobey@thezenith.com.
Make a dish for the top chef competition using mango, papaya, lemon, apple, okra, melon, tomato, lettuce, cucumber, chilis, radish, watercress, pigeon pea, beet, or cassava at home and bring it for judging. Awards for tastiest recipe and best use of the most veggies/fruits in one dish will be given.
This FREE all outdoor family event will be held at Temple Etz Chaim’s new onsite garden,1080 E. Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks.
Jewish World Watch has a goal of planting 500 new sustainable gardens in Chad for Darfuri survivors by the end of 2021. This creative, groundbreaking program is designed to address food scarcity, a daily concern for millions of forcibly displaced men, women and children worldwide.
JWW Impact in Action Speakers Series
Impact in Action is a six-week series of engaging conversations, advocacy opportunities & community events featuring human rights trailblazers from around the world.
Coalition Conversation: Hear Her Voice
October 7th, 5:00 p.m.
Hear from survivors and women’s rights activists, including Jewhar Ilham, as they share their stories of perseverance and discuss a path forward for women’s rights worldwide. The Conversation will be moderated by Anna Turcotte.
Coalition Conversation: Food Security & Renewed Dignity
October 21st, 5:00 p.m.
Food insecurity is rampant in the Chadian camps, housing Darfuri refugees. Hear sustainable food specialists detail the life-changing impact of bio-intensive gardening techniques bringing food and renewed dignity to Darfuri survivors.
Coalition Conversation: Cultivating a Generation of Hope & Resilience (Part I)
November 7th, 10:00 a.m.
Human rights experts explore the root causes of violence internationally and domestically against children and interventions that break the cycle and promote healing.
Coalition Conversation: Cultivating a Generation of Hope & Resilience (Part II)
November 14th, 10:00 a.m.
Violence, displacement, hunger and the isolation dictated by the pandemic are all sources of severe trauma to children. Local educators and those serving refugees and communities plagued by violence delve into challenges and necessities in creating safe spaces for fortifying and teaching affected youth.