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Fair Trade Fair on Feb 23rd

February 2006

Free coffee and chocolate while being entertained and informed…all during a late lunch hour! Who could ask for anything more? I’ll be away or else I’d be there.

The Harvard Association Cultivating Inter-American Democracy and the Harvard International Development Organization cordially invite all friends of fair trade.Anyone who supports fair trade or anyone who would like to come learn more about fair trade issues are invited to the Fair Trade Fair at Harvard University.At the fair we will have representatives of Cultural Survival, Equal Exchange, members of the Loraypo Association, and Oxfam America.We will also have performances by Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan, Harvard Bhangra, Fuerza Candela Dance Group, and Harvard Capoeira Dance Group.Reading material and samples of coffee and chocolate will be available for free.People will also have the opportunity to purchase fair trade products.

Tentative Schedule:

Fair Trade Fair

Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall, Harvard University

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Fair Trade Fair Schedule of Acts and Guest Addresses

11:30 Perspectives: A Take on Fair Trade – Jenn Goodman, Cultural Survival

12:00 Perspectives: The Issue of Coffee – Julia Knott, Equal Exchange

12:30 World Dance Fair: Ballet Folklórico de Aztlán, Bhangra

1:00 Perspectives: A Textile Producer from Peru – Roxana Cusiccuna Mescco,

Founder of IMPACT partner Loraypo Association

1:30 World Dance Fair: Candela, Capoeira

2:00 Perspectives: What is Fair? – Shayna Harris, Oxfam America

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