Farming In Color (TM)
We Develop Diaspora Youth to Solve Global Challenges in Food Security, Re-image Historical Narratives and Overcome the Social Determinants of Health.
Farming in Color
Urban Farming Movement
We help youth reconnect to the land, and excite their imaginations with the use of technology and overcome long-held deep seeded negative connotations of farming while Black and Brown.
Our scholar farmers will lead the next generation of highly skilled and capable leaders who will confront the local, regional, and global challenge of hunger.
Food Sovereignty Urban Farming Movement!
Our programs advance these
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
– ALI Parent
“Ms. Shazel and the ALI team really really care about the children, and they’re dedicated to inspiring their greatness and reinforcing their self-worth and knowledge of self.”
- Elizabeth Deravil, ALI scholar who now attends Princeton University.
“ALI's TED-Ed Student Talks Program was enlightening because it helped me to learn more about my strengths, weaknesses, and fears.
This opportunity will also help me in my future because I have a better understanding of public speaking and sharing ideas that I am passionate about.”
– Zoubir Yazid, Ph.D., Chief Learning Officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County
"Simply put, the ALI program is by far one of the most innovative/engaging research-based programs I have had the chance to implement within our organization.”