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Joi Orr

Dr. Joi Orr is an Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA where she teaches Christian Social Ethics and Environmental Ethics. As a critical theorist her scholarship argues for African American land security and food sovereignty as a necessary component of social justice and Black liberation. She also teaches, writes, and presents on the topics of radical politics, utopian imaginations, and asset-based community development.


Food Sovereignty

Food sovereignty represents a refusal of a globally commodified food system in favor of systems and institutions that support self-sufficient communities.