Community to Community Development is a place based, women-led grassroots organization working for a just society and healthy communities.
We are committed to systemic change and to creating strategic alliances that strengthen local and global movements towards social, economic and environmental justice.
News and Events
- WHATCOM FOOD NETWORK FORUM-MONDAY, MAY 20
Monday, May 20, 2013 • 1-4:30pm
St. Luke’s Health Education Center – 3333 Squalicum Pkwy. Bellingham
C2C Executive Director and Whatcom Food Network
Steering Committee Member Rosalinda Guillen will be presenting
On domestic fair trade in agriculture and the food system.
She will also be reporting on the results of the National Farm Worker
Convocation taking place in Bellingham on Saturday May 18, 2013.
Working to build common understanding and facilitate collaborative efforts
toward an equitable, sustainable and healthy food system for all.
- Thank you to our community for a successful Farm Worker March for Dignity!!
Sunday May 5th, 2013
Que Vivan los Campesinos! Over 300 farm workers and community members marched together for DIGNITY!
THANK YOU to the numerous local restaurants and businesses that made this march a possibility! Please support these local businesses that support C2C!Sol de Mexico Restaurant
Jalapenos Mexican RestaurantChihuahua Mexican RestaurantTaco Lobo Mexican Restaurant
Lorenzo’s Mexican RestaurantGuadalupe de la Mora AgencyBellingham Food Co-op
- WomenShare: Hungry for Change
Executive Director, Rosalinda Guillen, joined 160 women leaders from across the U.S. representing diverse sectors of the food and agriculture system at the first ever WomenShare gathering. Rosalinda shared the local, grassroots farmworker perspective at this conference.
The goal of WomenShare is to inspire new thinking, deepen networks, empower women as leaders and,
most importantly, propel a shared vision into action.
Penolope Jagessar Chaffer
Frances Moore Lappe
- WE REACHED OUR GOAL! SI SE PUEDE!
We are proud to announce that C2C reached it’s fundraising goal during our Cesar Chavez, Fund the Movement drive!
We kicked this very special time of year off with our 7th annual Cesar Chavez Community Supported Justice Potluck and will be fundraising through April 23rd-the anniversary of Cesar Chavez’s passing.
C2C would like to thank C2C members, solidarity members, community partners, event co-sponsors and the many individuals and partner organizations that so generously gave!
This is community supported justice!
Fund the Movement and Continue the Legacy of Cesar Chavez! Consider donating before April 23rd as we surpass our goal of $5,000!
DONATE online at www.foodjustice.org or send checks to Community to Community, 203 W. Holly, Suite 317, Bellingham, WA 98225.
In addition to financial support, C2C’s programs have an ongoing wish list of items needed for programming and we are always open to creative and innovative ways to raise money or in-kind donations. In addition, we are always looking for volunteers who can provide much needed support to some of our programs.
“Like” us on facebook and follow our website for upcoming events, www.foodjustice.org.
“I don’t believe in charity; I believe in solidarity. Charity is vertical, so it’s humiliating. It goes from top to bottom. Solidarity is horizontal. It respects the other and learns from the other. I have a lot to learn from other people.” -Eduardo Galeano
- In Honor of Women Everywhere!! International Women’s Day, 2013
C2C remains committed to be an intentionally women-led social justice organization, putting our eco-feminist values into action on a daily basis and developing leadership from the bottom up.
On this International Women’s Day, 2013 we recommit ourselves to the continuing struggle for the liberation of women everywhere!
We, the women of the world are turning our grief into strength! World March of Women Declaration, 2013