The Committee on U.S.-Latin
American Relations (CUSLAR)
Located in Upstate New York, CUSLAR is a network of
dedicated volunteers promoting awareness of the culture and politics of
Latin American nations and their relationships with the United States.
CUSLAR hosts speakers to share their experiences in research and action,
organizes a Latin American film series, publishes a quarterly magazine,
and facilitates outreach to public schools. CUSLAR is a resource center
for researchers, volunteers, and others who travel between the U.S. and
Fair Trade Resource
Fair Trade Resource Network's goal is to raise consumer awareness about
improving people's lives through Fair Trade alternatives by gathering
and compiling research and data about Fair Trade, providing information
about Fair Trade to the public, the media and Fair Trade
advocates, galvanizing Fair Trade organizations and individuals
seeking to get involved.
Finger Lakes Group of the
Local group of the Sierra Club, which has over 750,000
members and works to protect our communities and the planet. The
Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots
Sierra Club Responsible Trade
Trade is integrally linked to more traditional environmental
issues such our access to clean air, clean water and open spaces to enjoy.
The Sierra Club wants trade that is clean, green and fair, where peoples'
lives and livelihood's are protected.
Global Exchange's Fair
Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to
promoting political, social and environmental justice globally.
Since 1988, they have been working to increase global awareness
among the U.S. public while building partnerships around the
Oxfam International's Make
Trade Fair Campaign
Maketradefair.com gives a voice to the farmers,
labourers, and factory workers who are being cheated by the blatantly
unfair rules of world trade. And it gives a voice to you, the consumer, if
you want to join them in the call to end exploitation and make trade
Ten Thousand Villages works with
artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed, providing
sustainable income through fair trade. This income helps pay for food,
education, health care and housing. Thousands of volunteers in Canada and
the United States work with Ten Thousand Villages in their home