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Small Farmers and Fair Trade: A Discussion with Dolores Huerta

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2002
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Valerie Orth
Location Details:
St. Joseph the Worker School 2125 Jefferson Ave, Berkeley This event is wheelchair accesible

Dolores C. Huerta is the co-founder and President Emeritus of the United Farm Workers of America, AFL-CIO ("UFW"). A long time grassroots activist, Dolores has played a major role in the American labor and civil rights movements. In Berkeley, Dolores will be speaking about global struggles to support farmworkers, the importance of Fair Trade, and Berkeley’s Measure O ballot initiative. Measure O would require all brewed cups of coffee sold in Berkeley to be Fair Trade, shade grown, or organic certified. Dolores will speak about how this law will help small farmers survive in the global marketplace. $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For tickets and info call 415.255.7296.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Feb 3, 2004 10:25AM
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