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Monday
Apr202015

Fair Trade for OneEarth: Grounds for Action

This 18 min. video has been used internationally to educate on fair trade in high schools, colleges, congregations, and informal groups. It tells the story of how an organic, Fair Trade coffee cooperative sprang up as a memorial to the massacre of 43 Tzotzil Indigenous people. In 2000, when Jubilee Economics sponsored a delegation to Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico, a relationship was begun with this fair trade cooperative of coffee growers, This low budget video was produce in 2003, directed by Marco Tavanti, professor at the University of San Francisco (at DePaul University, Chicago, when the film was made). 

 

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