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Metanoia Seminar- Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking

Monday, Oct 30, 4 pm
Our Lady of Wisdom, Jeanmard Hall/ 501 St.Mary Blvd, Lafayette, La 70503

The founder of Metanoia (A home for women and girls rescued from human trafficking, located in Baton Rouge), Fr. Jeff Bayhi, will be speaking on human trafficking as well as how we can combat it locally. He will be joined by the Hospitaller Sisters of Mercy, care takers of the residents of Metanoia home. Senator Ronnie Johns, an advocate for anti-trafficking legislation and has already made waves in the political sphere, will be joining us as well. All of these advocates have made an...

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Sustainability Street

Thursday, Oct 26, 10 am
Student Union Courtyard

Stop by our table near the swamp to learn about how easy it is to be a sustainable shopper. It's doing what you're already doing, but better.

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Stop Human Trafficking. Eat More Cupcakes.

Friday, Feb 3, 9 am
Rex Street

In light of the upcoming Super Bowl, an event where human trafficking frequently takes place, stop by our table to purchase a sweet treat. All proceeds will go toward efforts to stop human trafficking. It's a small price to pay for someone's freedom!

There are 21 million people enslaved by human trafficking today; 1 in 5 are children. If we reach our goal of $250, your purchase will not only help to fight human trafficking, but ensure the protection of a child from human...

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Meeting with Thomas Awiapo and Martha Hall

Thomas Awiapo, a CRS partner from Ghana, and our CRS Regional Coordinator have invited us to have coffee with them! Meet us this Wednesday, February 8 at 4 pm to hear Thomas's incredible story. This video will give you a sneak peak.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RB1g3-czZH0

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January Meeting: Setting Goals for Social Justice

Thursday, Jan 19, 6 pm
Student Union, Magnolia A

Join us upstairs in the union in the Magnolia A room as we set our goals for the spring semester! We will discuss the mission of the global community of CRS and how we as a campus can participate in bettering our world.

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Meet and Greet: The People Behind Your Clothes

Thursday, Nov 10, 4:30 pm
Student Union Porch

Join us in the backyard of the Student Union by the Cypress Lake swamp to watch and discuss a video about how fair trade and living wage factories improve communities, and to participate in a Skype call with the workers from Alta Gracia, the fair trade factory that will soon source UL Lafayette clothing! Reve Coffee Roasters and Great Harvest Bread of Acadiana, local companies that offer fair trade options in their stores, will provide us with free drinks and snacks. We are excited to...

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Monthly Meeting

Friday, Sep 30, 6 pm
Pelican AB

We will discuss:

The status of our campaign to get UL apparel in the bookstore from a company who pays their workers a fair wage and treats their workers humanely--exciting news!

Bringing leftover food from the student union to St. Joseph's Diner.

How we can help flood victims locally.

All are welcome!

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Tabling for Awareness of Workers' Rights to a Safe and Dignified Workplace

Thursday, Sep 29, 8 am
Rex Street

We will have an informational table set up on Rex Street to educate students how they can stand up for workers' rights in the choices they make as a consumer.

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