Podcast: Know Your Rights & The Foodie Expo

An information packed show featured in two segments. The first is a citizen activists Know Your Rights Series activists Lizi Bourassa & Yulissa Arce where we learn the importance of flexing our citizen muscles. Hilarity ensues on the second half by the highly entertaining by the darling of the Food Network, Emily Ellyn, and Chef Manny FD (and local firefighter) as they promoteThe Foodie Expo in Oviedo, FL. Take a listen:

About the “Know Your Rights” Series

The Know Your Rights Series (KYRS) is a FREE educational tool for the public which is designed to help community members gain further understanding of your civil, social and labor rights. The aims is for Greater Orlando citizens to leave each workshop feeling empowered to take action if participants are ever concerned that their rights may have been violated. Upcoming classes include,  Your Rights as a Tenant,  Understanding Immigration Rights and Your Voting Rights. For more information & to RSVP, check out the host Florida Institute for Reform & Empowerment (FIRE).

The Florida Institute for Reform and Empowerment (F.I.R.E.) is a nonpartisan 501c(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low and moderate income Floridians to be leaders in their communities.

About the foodie expo

Screen shot 2015-10-20 at 11.50.32 AMThe Foodie Expo is a bounty of Orlando’s restaurants, food trucks, and farmer’s market vendors, together on 35 acres of beautiful Florida farmland. Hosted by Food Network star Emily Ellyn, this food-centric event will feature Live cooking demos by Cutthroat Kitchen winner Chef Manny FD , live sushi class, and Italian meatball class by Isabella Morgia Di Vicari.

Learn about sustainable living concepts, raising animals, or growing your own vegetables in our Community Garden. listen to music, find a new favorite food truck, meet celebrity guests, and enjoy a day with your whole family. There will be a Kid Zone, LOTS of Farm Animals, A Petting Zoo, Kid Maze, and much more!

Event takes place Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 11AM to 8PM in Ovideo, Florida. RSVP and ticket information can be found here.

This show originally aired live on Wednesday, October 21st at 4pm EST to WPRK 91.5 FM in Winter Park, FL.


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