S03E03 - Paul Taylor discusses food security, Black parental advocacy, and the importance of being a role modelRace, Health & Happiness
04/20/22 • 60 min
In this episode Dr. O speaks with anti-poverty activist Paul Taylor. He is the Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto, an organization that focuses on the connections between food, social justice and community engagement.
Paul opens up about his experience with poverty and how it was critical in his journey. He talks about his mother’s love and resilience that inspired him to do purposeful work in challenging racial settings. Paul and Dr. O analyze institutional discrimination and inequalities in the key determinants of health, education, income, and housing. Paul also talks about how Black and white populations in Canada differ in their vulnerability to household food insecurity.
This episodes includes a lesson on the goals and benefits of racial caucusing, and how it creates spaces and inclusivity for people of color (PoC).
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[The “Race, Health & Happiness” podcast is produced with the support of United Way Greater Toronto, and the help of “University X”, the school formerly known as Ryerson]
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