Trans-Pacific Partnership International Day of Action & Global Fair Trade DayMay 6th, 2013 | By Chris | Category: Events, Food Justice Blog Posts
Saturday, May 11th
Central CO-OP Annex, 1900 E. Madison, Seattle
…and what YOU can do about it!
a conscious shopper, a worker, & a community member.Enjoy Equal Exchange coffee & chocolate, Once Again Butters, and fair trade eats, and connect fair trade products to fair trade policy. TPP will impact food, sustainable jobs, access to affordable medicine, our environment, education & our very democracy.
Be involved in upcoming actions! Activities for all ages!
Community Alliance for Global Justice, Canaan Fair Trade & Equal Exchange & Domestic Fair Trade Association
10 Reasons why TPP matters to Eaters * Impacts on Farmers Globally & in WA2:30pm-TPP & Workers
Washington State Labor Council, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 21, Philippine US Solidarity Organization (PUSO)
Loss of living wage jobs in WA * Poverty wage jobs in US * Forced Migration * Rise of Sweatshops
3:00pm-TPP & Healthy Communities
Sierra Club, WA Physicians for Social Responsibility
Privatizing water & land * Challenging environmental laws * Access to affordable life-saving medicines
3:30pm- TPP & “Personhood”
Get Money Out of Politics (GMOP) & others
(of all ages)
(Once Again Butters & Fair Trade Federation members Sol Fair Trade, Jam Town)
Sample fair trade foods & wines
& Drumming with Jamtown!