Green Festival Speakers

Marureen Wagener


Maureen Wagener volunteers as a board member of African People’s Education & Defense Fund and as the director of Uhuru Pies, an economic development project of the African People’s Education & Defense Fund. She has built a successful campaign for social justice and economic self-reliance in the African community under the leadership of the African People’s Education & Defense Fund, through the Uhuru Pie Campaign. Thousands of people participate in selling, buying and eating Uhuru Pies each year in November. She has a strong background in non-profit fundraising and community organizing. She was part of the People’s Food System in the SF Bay Area in the late 1970s.