Community Organizing

The People's Pantry 

The People’s Pantry brings food, groceries, and community connection, free of charge, no questions asked, to those experiencing food insecurity and poverty as a result of white supremacy, anti-Black racism, racial capitalism, settler colonialism, whorephobia, transphobia, sexism, queerphobia, and the many other systems of violence that kill and let die marginalized communities in Toronto/Three Fires Territories and beyond. To learn more, click here

New Sociology: Journal of Critical Praxis 

New Sociology is a peer reviewed, academic journal organized and maintained by Femme, Queer, Trans and Racialized sociology graduate students at York university. Read our latest issue or submit to our journal here. 

Recent Media Appearances 

Interview

Kay, Michelle. (2021). “‘Solidarity, not charity’: The People’s Pantry connects volunteer cooks with those experiencing food insecurity in the GTA.” Toronto Star. May 20. Available here.

Interview
Rocky, Petkov.  (2021). “Ep. 007 The People’s Pantry.” Atlas of Resistance [Podcast], March, Available at: https://atlasofresistance.org/

Interview
Little, Olivia. (2021). “The People’s Pantry in Toronto provides free home-cooked meals to those in need.” BlogTo, January 12th. Available at here

 

Interview

Eli Speigel (2021). "The People's Pantry: A Documentary." Available at: https://vimeo.com/461246686

Recent Invited Talks

Da Costa, Jade Crimson Rose. (2021). “Food justice, Sovereignty, and Security.” Victoria College Sustainability Commission, Toronto, ON, March (Digital Panel). 

DeGrey, T., Aiello, D., Da Costa, J., and Turner, L. (2021). “Mutual Aid Panel.” Studies in National and International Development, Queens University, February (Digital Panel).

Recent Conference Presentations

Da Costa, Jade Crimson Rose. 2021. “Monstrous Awakenings: Queer Necropolitics in Vivek Shraya and Ness Lee’s Death Threat.” The Sexuality Studies Association's Annual Conference, virtual conference, June. 

Da Costa, Jade Crimson Rose. 2021. “The "New" White Feminism: Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminism and the Problem of Biological Determinism in Feminist Theory.” The 5th International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, February.

Da Costa, Jade Crimson Rose. 2021. "Binge-Watching: Self-Care or Self-Harm? Understanding the Health Subjectivities of Binge-Watchers under Neoliberalism." The 5th International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July. February.

Recent Conference Panels

Ali, Naydia, Anane-Bediakoh, Beatrice, and Jade Crimson Rose Da Costa. 2021. “Breaking Apart the Margins: Unpacking the Politics of Exclusion”. The 5th International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology, Porto Alegre, Brazil, February.