Jesús Nazario

Jesús Nazario (he/they) is a Nahua scholar from Houston, Texas, with ancestral roots in a small Nahua town in Guerrero, Mexico. As a fourth-year PhD student in Ethnic Studies, Jesús’ research interests are situated at the intersection of food and political Indigenous sovereignty, specifically in relation to Nahua maize practices in Mexico. Jesús is a graduate student fellow for the Berkeley Food Institute and Office of Graduate Division at UC Berkeley. 
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Food Sovereignty: Toward Belonging and Climate Justice
This session explores how, socially, economically, politically, and environmentally, the local and global food crises increase social, political, and environmental challenges. The panel will also help us imagine a food system and food movement that is glocal (local and global), inclusive, and responsive to the needs of marginalized people and our planet for climate resilience and belonging. At home, there are more than 46 million Americans who are food insecure, and around the world, almost 2 billion– a quarter of our fellow humans suffer from (hidden and chronic) hunger. In the last 30 years...