Andrew Kang Bartlett
Andrew Kang Bartlett works with others trying to bring justice and sustainability to food and farming systems; he has been with the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP) since 2001. The Presbyterian Church's Hunger Program educates Presbyterians and others about the systemic causes of hunger and collaborates with partners on advocacy and justice campaigns, and funds domestic and international initiatives to build just and sustainable local/regional food economies.
Kang Bartlett also works with local food justice groups in Louisville and oversees 8 Americorps *VISTAs in Louisville, Indianapolis and Cincinnati, serves on the Coordinating Committee of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, is part of the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance's Food for Life Campaign Strategy Team, and sits on the board of Shalom Seed Sanctuary.
Andrew's prior work in Japan and San Francisco focused on social and economic justice issues, including civil rights, community organizing, and rural development. He has studied in the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Mexico and Central America, and lived in East Asia for several years working with the Koreans in Japan.