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Sustainability Week @ SJSU

Date:
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Time:
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
John Thielking
Email:
Phone:
408-924-0846
Address:
San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Location Details:
San Jose State University, 7th Street Plaza, center of campus off of 7th st.

Tuesday, April 17th
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Global Alternative Project @ Student Union, 2nd floor (Center of Campus, off 8th Street)

10:00 AM- 3:00 PM: Fair Trade Craft Fair @ 7th Street Plaza (Center of Campus, off 7th street)
Sales of crafts from Ten Thousand Villages. Fair trade certification ensures that workers are paid fair wages, are free from abusive labor practices, and use environmentally sustainable methods.

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Resistant Me concert presented by Peer Health @ Student Union, Amphitheater

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Carmencita “Chie” Abad, Former Sweatshop Worker @ Martin Luther King Library (@ E San Fernando & 4th Streets), Rm 255/257
Chie speaks from personal experience about the hardships endured by millions of workers in sweatshops around the world. Her story is an inspiring example of how people can win if they stand up for their rights.

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: David Bacon & Juan Manuel Sandoval on Immigration & Labor @ MLK Library Rm 255/257
David Bacon is a photojournalist and writer who spent twenty years organizing labor unions. Juan Manuel Sandoval is a leading social activists and academic.

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM: “Food For Thought… and ACTION!”, with Roberto Gonzalez (Anthropology Dept.), Rachael
O’ Malley Chair (Environmental Studies Dept.) & Katherine Cushing (Environmental Studies Dept.) @ MLK Library, Rm 255/257

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Resident Cooking Demo featuring organic foods @ Dining Commons
Added to the calendar on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 2:40PM
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