About Brenda Sanders
Brenda Sanders is a food justice activist who works to bring healthy, affordable and sustainable food choices to low-income communities in Baltimore City.
Brenda's Other Projects
Brenda is the founder and president of Afro-Vegan Society, a non-profit organization that works to make the vegan lifestyle accessible, affordable, and approachable in predominately black areas and neighborhoods. Afro-Vegan Society empowers the black community by using veganism as a tool to overcome systemic race-based oppression shared among those who have a common African ancestry.
Sanders also co-created and co-coordinates Vegan SoulFest, an annual festival that celebrates culture and the vegan lifestyle by making lectures, cooking demos, musical performances, delicious food and other products and services available to help expose people to the many benefits of the vegan lifestyle.
Brenda is also co-founder and co-coordinator of Thrive Baltimore, a dynamic community resource center located in the Station North community of Baltimore City. Run by a collective of food, environmental and social justice activists, Thrve's mission is to provide education, resources and support to anyone interested in adopting a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle.