West Coast Trade Justice Convergence

Starting Date: 03-27-2004
Starting Time: 9:00am

Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, California 90045
United States
We have a historic opportunity to shape a new global trade agenda which puts the needs of people first!

...only one thing is missing ...

Join the Movement for Trade Justice, and help defeat CAFTA!

Attend the West Coast Trade Justice Convergence: Organizing to STOP CAFTA Training

Visit www.tradeconference.org and register now to help Make Trade Fair and Stop CAFTA!

WHERE and WHEN: Los Angeles, CA March 27

WHO: Students and others interested in taking a leadership role in protecting the environment, fighting poverty and promoting labor rights, food security, access to medicines, good jobs and democratic participation.

WHAT: Trade Justice Convergence to build our Action, Skills and
Knowledge to Make Trade Fair and Stop the Central American Free Trade Agreement. Sponsored by Oxfam America, Global Justice, Sierra Student Coalition, United Students Against Sweatshops and United Students for Fair Trade.

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 essential medicines, family farms, democracy, women, essential services, health care, and
education. Congress will vote on the agreement as soon as June of 2004. By urging our representatives to Vote NO on CAFTA we can play a crucial
rule in helping to protect the livelihoods of millions. We have no choice but to act!

HOW: Visit www.tradeconference.org to register now.

In Solidarity,

Michelle Dixon, Oxfam America

**Limited financial aid is available. For more information on financial aid and how to apply e-mail mdixon@oxfamamerica.org

Geographical Scope: Regional


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