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Students will be invited to learn about what Fair Trade is, why it is important, and how their own Fair Trade choices make a difference. Food samples, coffee and a raffle will be offered!
Saturday, February 23, PJC, 2-3:30 pm. This presentation touches on the history of global trade and how it has historically come at the expense of marginalizing native nations. The Fair Trade Movement came about as an alternative trading system to ensure that producers in the Global South are given access to the global market, but […]
EXCERPT: To highlight the importance of ethical labor practices, the YESS event also will have a Fair Trade Expo, featuring fair trade vendors with artisanal goods from around the world. According to Fair Trade Long Beach co-founder Teresa Baxter, fair trade practices ensure that workers are not “exploited through child, sweatshop, or forced labor of […]