Wednesday, January 26, 2011
A photo exhibition depicting the rights of impoverished people worldwide opens with a free reception from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31 in Gallery 234 of the University of Wyoming Union in Laramie.
Oxfam America's "Right to Know, Right to Decide" will be on display Monday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 3. The exhibition will serve as a preview for the topics and issues to be discussed at the Good Mule Conference Feb. 12-13.
The Good Mule Project is a student-led initiative to increase awareness of social and environmental justice issues, to encourage civic literacy and action and to advance cross-cultural understanding at UW.
Oxfam America is an international relief and development organization that creates lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and injustice. Part of Oxfam's work supporting poor communities worldwide includes the "Right to Know, Right to Decide" campaign which calls on international oil, gas and mining companies to reduce poverty and respect the rights of poor people.
Oxfam America is one of 14 affiliates in the international confederation, Oxfam.
For more information on either event, e-mail the Good Mule project at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Photo: This is among the photographs that can be seen in an exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31, in Gallery 234 of the University of Wyoming Union. The collection will be on display Monday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 3.