Fair Trade Coffee Tasting
Fair Trade is an organized social movement and market-based approach that aims to help coffee producers in developing countries promotes sustainability. Did you know that the average consumption of coffee in the US is 3.1 cups a day? The office hosts a coffee tasting event in November of each year, to educate the university community about the Fair Trade coffee industry.
Living Legacy Series
The Living Legacy series recognizes distinguished individuals or groups that have demonstrated courage, integrity, tenacity, commitment, and service to humanity. It is imperative to acknowledge and value the contributions made to society. The Living Legacy recipient(s) exemplify excellence in their chosen career path, civic engagement, and personally. The Living Legacy recipient(s) understands the significance of promoting intergenerational contact. The series started in 2013.
"Mix It Up At Lunch Challenge"
In October of each year, the office will co-sponsor the annual "Mix It Up at Lunch Challenge!" This event was initiated in November 2002, by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) through its activism center (Tolerance.org.). It is dedicated to help obliterate bigotry, by promoting the valuing of diversity, understanding and acceptance.
OXFAM Hunger Banquet USA
Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that helps create
lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and injustice around the world. The organization
in the US was established in 1970. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet brings people together
to help defeat poverty. This event allows organizers and participants alike to experience
firsthand how our decisions affect others in the world. The Oxfam Hunger Banquet,
which is sponsored by the office, started in 2011 at the University of West Georgia.