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Fair Trade Gathering

Cabrini College

Friday, March 15, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

Township of Radnor, PA

Fair Trade Gathering

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On March 15, 2013, Cabrini College will host a Fair-Trade Gathering with representatives from the following Philadelphia-area Catholic colleges and universities and other campuses in the area:

  • Cabrini College
  • Chestnut Hill College
  • Immaculata University
  • La Salle University
  • Neumann University
  • Rosemont College
  • St. Joseph’s University
  • Villanova University






Participants will discuss how to advance fair-trade practices on each of their campuses, create a consortium dealing with fair trade, and raise consciousness in the community.

Faculty, students, staff, and administrators from these institutions are encouraged to attend this free gathering and address these vital issues.

This initiative is made possible by a grant from Catholic Relief Services.

Fair-Trade Gathering
Friday, March 15, 2013, at Grace Hall Atrium, Cabrini College
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 9–9:30 a.m.
  • President Marie George, Cabrini College
  • Springs Steele, Ph.D., 
    Vice President of Mission and Identity, St. Joseph’s University
  • Maureen McCullough, Catholic Relief Services
  • John Francis Burke, Ph.D., 
    Executive Director of the Wolfington Center, Cabrini College
 9:30–10:30 a.m.
"What is Fair Trade?"
Keith Brown, Ph.D., St. Joseph’s University 
 10:45–11:30 a.m.
The Status of Fair-Trade Movements at the Colleges and Universities of the Philadelphia Region
Erin McLaughlin, Ph.D., Cabrini College  
 11:30–1 p.m.
Lunch with Presentations by Fair-Trade Vendors
 1:15–2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • Incorporating Fair Trade into the Classroom - Keith Brown, Ph.D., St. Joseph's University
  • Becoming a Fair-Trade University - Billy Goldsmith, Fair Trade USA and Will Stehnl, Villanova University
  • Working with Service Providers - Drew Nieman, Cabrini College and Tim Dietzler, Villanova University
  • How to Get Other Students Involved - Students from St. Joseph's University
  • Catholic Relief Services Ambassadors - CRS Ambassadors from Cabrini College and Villanova University
  • Organizing Fair Trade Events on Campus - Representatives from Chestnut Hill College
2:45–4 p.m.
Projecting the Future of a Consortium of the Catholic Colleges and Universities of the Philadelphia Region on Fair Trade and Other Issues 
4:30–6:30 p.m.
“March Madness” Intercollegiate Wallyball Tournament
Dixon Center


Have questions about Fair Trade Gathering? Contact Cabrini College

When & Where

Grace Hall Atrium, Cabrini College
610 King of Prussia Rd
Township of Radnor, PA 19087

Friday, March 15, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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