2014 Seattle Youth Hip Hop Green Dinner

2014 Seattle Youth Hip Hop Green Dinner
APRIL 21st from 3-7
The Green Dinners are most attendee’s first introduction to a vegan meal and are a perfect combination of information and entertainment. Invited are top National speakers and performance artists in the health and food justice movement.

The Green Dinners serve as a bridge between local stakeholders such as organic farmers, chefs, grocery stores, fitness professionals and urban youth who will benefit from their knowledge and expertise. They are designed to be a catalyst in local communities for our on-going program that connects young people to a wide array of healthy food and lifestyle options in their area.

This years Green Dinner will be held at the Technology Access Foundation


Monday April 21st, 2014 • 3pm – 7pm
Technology Access Foundation
605 SW 108th St, Seattle, Wash 98146

2014 Youth Hip Hop Green Dinner - Speakers and Performers

Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.
The National Congress of Black Women, Inc. (NCBW) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the educational, political, economic and cultural development of African American Women and their families.

An expert on politics, women’s rights, foreign affairs, human rights and diversity, Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq. is a woman of many trades and talents. She is PRESIDENT/CEO of Natural Health Options (NHO) where she acquired the exclusive rights to natural products created by Dr. George Washington Carver; she continues to be a leader in the women’s movement and catalyst for social change.
Learn more about Dr. E Faye Williams work at

DJ Cavem Motivation

Straight out the garden, representing the Historic Five Points, DJ Cavem is an O.G.: Organic Gardener, “teachin’ HIP HOP history and how to grow greens” and not the ones you roll. He is HIP HOP: Higher Inner Peace, Helping Other People, an award winning activist, TED Talks speaker, founder of the Brown Suga Youth Festival, a Green For All Fellow, B-Boy and Midwife.

This Vegan chef is producing more than just beets; harvesting three albums: “Deep Rokc”, “The Teacher’s Lounge” and “The Produce Section”. He is on Itune’s working with Dead Prez, Umi, Digable Planets, KRS-One, Rebel Diaz and Bun B just to name a few. He has played with artists such as Talib Kweli, Dead Prez, Les Nubians, K’naan, Gil Scott-Heron, and has performed internationally in Burkina Faso, Paris, London, and Amsterdam.

Check DJ Cavem's Video Here:

Ashel Eldridge aka Seasunz
AshEl Eldridge aka Seasunz, originally from Chicago, now residing in Oakland, is a frontman emcee, vocalist, producer, and the founder of Earth Amplified, a multimedia collective and spiritual activist movement dedicated to social justice, equity, and environmental stewardship. AshEL is also the Northern California Education and Leadership Manager with the Alliance for Climate Education and a Green For All Fellow. .

He is a co-founder of United Roots – Oakland’s Green Youth Arts and Media Center and most recently the founder of SOS Juice. S.O.S (System out of our System) Juice is Earth Amplified’s monthly urban culture and health event series and a for-profit/non-profit hybrid that sells juice, smoothies, and compost, creating health, sustainable agriculture, and green jobs for low-income youth and the formerly incarceratedHe is a co-founder of United Roots – Oakland’s Green Youth Arts and Media Center and the founder of SOS Juice. S.O.S (System out of our System) Juice is a monthly urban culture and health event series and a revenue generating non-profit that sells juice, smoothies, and tonics creating health, sustainable agriculture, and green jobs. He is currently working to create Urban Fx (Farmacy), a vegan café/store, supplied by its own commercial kitchen/distribution facility that creates community resiliency through an agricultural infrastructure that sells locally sourced foods and healing products

Check SeasunZ Video Food Fight Here:

Lauren Ornelas
lauren Ornelas is the founder/director of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.), a vegan food justice nonprofit seeking to create a more just world by helping consumers recognize the power of their food choices. F.E.P. works in solidarity with farm workers, advocates for chocolate not sourced from the worst forms of child labor, and focuses on access to healthy foods in communities of color and low-income communities. While lauren was the director of Viva!USA, she investigated factory farms and ran consumer campaigns. In cooperation with activists across the country, she persuaded Trader Joe’s to stop selling all duck meat and was the spark that got the founder of Whole Foods Market to become a vegan. She also helped halt the construction of an industrial dairy operation in California. She served as campaign director with the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition for six years. Watch her TEDx talk on The Power of Our Food Choices. . Learn more about F.E.P.’s work at and


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