Fair Trade vendors display wares in library on Fair Trade Day
The Hoban Fair Trade Sale was conducted in the library on Nov. 25, 2014, from 8 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Because Christmas shopping was just around the corner, several Fair Trade vendors from the area were invited to sell their goods and educate the students on their mission. Fair Trade works to provide the producers a wage that allows them to strengthen their community and escape poverty. Religion classes visited the sale during the school day.
Among the vendors were:
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The mission of the Peace and Justice Club is to involve the members actively in facilitating peace locally as well as internationally. As a result, members commit themselves to educating the Hoban community on social justice issues through various activities, such as fair trade.
The Peace and Justice Club attempts to build awareness within the Hoban community regarding the relationship between social justice and fair trade. Hoban's Holy Cross tradition involves educating the mind as well as the heart--fair trade envelops both. It celebrates the diversity and justice that Hoban promotes.