activist, and author Keith McHenry
Artist, activist, and author Keith McHenry co-founded Food
Not Bombs in Boston with seven friends in 1980. He enjoyed his childhood living at the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Shenandoah and several other
National Parks. Keith studied painting at Boston University and started a graphic design company called Brushfire Graphics.
recovered, cooked and shared food with the hungry with Food Not Bombs
for over 35 years. Keith was arrested "for making a political
statement" by sharing vegan meals in San Francisco, spent a total two years in jail and faced 25
years to life in prison. He has written two books including "Hungry for Peace
- How you can help end poverty and war with Food Not Bombs."
Keith lives with his partner and fellow Food Not Bombs
activist, Abbi Samuels, in Santa Cruz, California and at their farm in Taos, New Mexico.
He enjoys tending to their gardens, sharing meals with the hungry,
maintaining one of the movement's websites and helping coordinate
logistics for Food Not Bombs globally. He is an experienced public speaker giving presentations at colleges and conferences all over the world.
Keith also draws, paints, and writes about
social justice issues.
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