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JBF Leadership Award Winner Malik Yakini

Elena North-Kelly

Elena North-Kelly

October 23, 2012


Following last week's JBF Leadership Awards ceremony, we're sharing videos of all our inspiring 2012 honorees making their acceptance speeches, as well as their contributions to our third annual JBF Food Conference. Today we present: Malik Yakini (Executive Director, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network), whose acceptance speech—and introduction by 2011 JBF Leadership Award winner Will Allen—is shown in the video above. In the video below, you'll find his talk at the conference: "Big Ideas from the Ground Up."

For more information about JBF Leadership Award winner Malik Yakini, check out his full profile. For more archived footage of the speakers and panelists at our food conference, click here.