Description

Oxfam America's goal is to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and social injustice through awareness, campaigns, and specifically pulling for policy change. The Oxfam America Club will be devoted to campaigning for social justice and public awareness.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 25
ISU Members 0
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Any student
Allowed Officers Any qualified and elected student/member
Membership Qualifications Passionate and open-minded individuals
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection End of Spring semester; Yearly
Meetings Bi-Monthly

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Discuss upcoming events, international issues, and local opportunities related to a sustainable lifestyle.

Description of Special Events

Fair Trade Chocolate sales hosted around Valentine's Day serves as a wonderful fundraiser for an Oxfam America campaign while raising awareness of sustainable food products.
Oxfam holds an annual Hunger Banquet at the World Food Prize in Des Moines. This annual event is an educational resource to expose youth to the inequalities of food security found throughout the world.