Starting Date: 04-02-2004
Ending Date: 04-04-2004
San Antonio, Texas
United StatesYou are invited to visit www.tradeconference.org and register to attend a regional training in your area and help build your knowledge, skills and actions to Make Trade Fiar and Stop CAFTA!
WHO: Student leaders interested in taking a leadership role in protecting the enivronement, fighting poverty, and promoting labor rights, food security, access to medicines, good jobs, and democractic particpation.
WHAT: Student Leadership Trade Justice Convergence to build our Action, Skills and Knowledge to Make Trade Fair and Stop the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
WHY: On February 20th, 2004 Bush issued his intent to sign a Free Trade Agreement with Central America (CAFTA), threatening to push millions further into poverty, undermine rural development, indigenous rights, workers' rights, environmental rights, access to esentail medicines, family farms, democracy,womn, essentail services, health care, nd education. Cngress wil vote on the agreement as soon as June of 2004. By urging our representatives to Vote NO on CAFTA we can play a crucial role in helping to protect he livelihoods of millions. We have no choic but to act!
Geographical Scope: State