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Promote Fair Trade 101

June 28, 2018

The aim of this presentation is to give some background on the history of global trade and how trade has historically come at the expense of marginalizing people in the Global South. We will examine the Fair Trade Movement is an alternative trading system that ensures small producers Global South are given access to the […]

Banana Industry Presentation

June 27, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 1pm Banana Industry, PJC. This talk is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant with regards to the oppressive banana industry. People interested in staying involved with the Peace & Justice Center’s programming are encouraged to stay after for our weekly Programming Meeting.

Fair Trade 101

June 27, 2018

November 3rd, Saturday 2-3pm Fair Trade 101, at PJC. The aim of this presentation is to give some background on the history of global trade and how trade has historically come at the expense of marginalizing people in the Global South. We will examine the Fair Trade Movement is an alternative trading system that ensures […]

Cocoa Campaign for Kids!

June 27, 2018

October 27th, Saturday 2-3pm Cocoa Campaign for Kids, at PJC. Interactive games and activities that teach about issues of exploitation and wealth distribution within the cocoa supply chain. Games are designed to engage people of all ages! (ages 6 and up).

Cocoa Campaign

June 27, 2018

October 6th, Saturday 2-3pm Cocoa Campaign, at PJC. This presentation focuses on the issue of child slavery and human trafficking in the cocoa industry. It is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant. People are encouraged to arrive at 1:30pm to participate in a PJC New Volunteer Orientation.

Banana Industry Presentation

June 27, 2018

September 22th, Saturday 2-3pm Banana Industry Presentation, at PJC. For millions of residents in the banana lands, the production of bananas means social upheaval, violence and pesticide poisoning. Learn about the oppressive banana industry’s history and were we are today. This talk is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit […]

Understanding Fair Trade Labels

June 27, 2018

September 8th, Saturday 2-3pm Understanding Fair Trade Labels, at PJC. Explore the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Fair Trade Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. People are encouraged to arrive at 1:30pm to participate in a PJC New Volunteer Orientation.

Free Trade vs Fair Trade

June 27, 2018

On Saturday, August 4th from 2-3pm, there will be a Free Trade vs Fair Trade presentation at PJC. Learn basic information about globalization and how policies and practices have paved the way for huge companies to profit at the expense of people and the planet. This program shows how the Fair Trade movement and principles […]

Fair Trade 101

June 27, 2018

July 7th, Saturday 2-3pm Fair Trade 101, at PJC. The aim of this presentation is to give some background on the history of global trade and how trade has historically come at the expense of marginalizing people in the Global South. We will examine the Fair Trade Movement is an alternative trading system that ensures […]

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June 26, 2018

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June 25, 2018

Naabia Romain

June 22, 2018

Naabia got involved in Fair Trade organizing at St. John’s University in New York while sitting on the St. John’s for Fair Trade Committee that got the university designated. Over the past year she has established several on-campus initiatives to further the movement and educate students. Passionate about sustainability and advocacy, she has found sustainability […]

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June 21, 2018

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June 20, 2018

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June 18, 2018

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June 18, 2018

Shake and Smoothie stop in the UU

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