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20th Anniversary of The WTO Protests

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Join the Washington Fair Trade Coalition and Community Allies to mark the 20th Anniversary of the WTO protests!

The WTO+20 Event Schedule:
10:00am-12:00 pm Rally at OCCIDENTAL PARK

3:30pm-6:00pm Trade Justice Workshops @ TOWN HALL

Session 1

  • Environment with Selden Prentice of 350 Seattle and Manuel Pérez Rocha from Institute for Policy Studies
  • Labor Issues in Trade Policy with Motthida Chin from Verité and Barbara Byrd from Oregon AFL-CIO
  • Public Health with Leigh Haynes and Julia Robinson of Peoples’ Health Movement and Health Alliance International
  • Immigration with Ricardo Ortega from LELO

Session 2

  • Indigenous Sovereignty and Extractive Industries with John Sirois of the Colville Tribes
  • Labor Activism That Crosses the Border: Past and Future with Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
  • Food Sovereignty with Karen Hansen-Kuhn of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • WTO Tech, Data, E-Commerce Expansion with Deborah James of Our World is Not For Sale
  • Trade and Militarism with Carly Brook of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility

7:30pm Keynote with Joseph Stiglitz and Brief Action Orientation with Lori Wallach @ TOWN HALL

General admission for the keynote is $20. A limited number of free student tickets are available first-come-first-serve. Scholarships are available–contact Hillary at for more information.

Event presented by Washington Fair Trade Coalition and community partners and allies. Reminder: WFTC Education Fund is a registered nonprofit with 501(c)3 status granted by the IRS. All charitable contributions to WFTC Education Fund are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.


December 7, 2019
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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