Fair Trade Event, Monday, April 2

submitted by mattingl@augsburg.edu

A Two-Part Event Centered on Fair Trade
East Commons, Christensen Center
Presented by the Augsburg Fair Trade Committee

11 – 12:00 PM Fair Trade Panel
Mark Lester, Co-Site Director, Nicaragua Campus
Ibrahim Keita, Professor, Economics
Marc McIntosh, Professor, MBA, Business Administration – Finance

12-12:30 PM Light lunch provided by A’viands (limited supply)

12:30-1:30 PM Witness for Peace, Tomas Membreño Perez
(Speaker will present in Spanish with English translation)

WFP Midwest is excited to announce the spring speaking tour with Honduran labor leader, Tomas Membreño Perez. Tomas is the president of STAS or the Agroindustrial Workers Union and the secretary of FESTAGRO, the Trade Union Federation of Agribusiness Workers. Both FESTAGRO and STAS represent the first trade union and union federation in Honduran history.