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We are proud to present one of the top education programs in the world for chocolate lovers from all walks of life. Chocolate Lovers Unite (!) at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal, Pier 91 in Seattle, Washington for a weekend packed with world-class workshops on chocolate! 
Saturday, November 12 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Destination Chocolate: A Place of Radical Social Change

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For centuries colonized countries have created wealth by taking resources (like cocoa) from origin countries, making value added products and selling for large profits.  It is time for those of us who have benefitted from these models to use the privileges we have gained to erradicate these systems of oppression and create systems where equity reigns supreme.  This is challenging, uncomfortable, heart breaking work that creates empowering, inspirational, fulfilling changes!   


Speakers
avatar for Kelly Fitzjames

Kelly Fitzjames

Brasso Seco Chocolate Company and Alliance of Rural Communitie
Kelly Warren Fitzjames moved from her US suburban home at age 22 to live in Brasso Seco - a small, rural, rainforest village in Trinidad's northern mountain range. She feel in love with the ecosystem, the lifestyle and then a man and this place has been her home ever since. Kelly... Read More →
avatar for Gillian Goddard

Gillian Goddard

Founder, Sun Eaters Organics
Gillian Goddard is a long term agitator in the fields of organics, sustainability and community empowerment. Her activities have centered around the Caribbean and North America. In the mid 2000′s Goddard started the first organic shop in Trinidad and Tobago then went on to open... Read More →


Saturday November 12, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
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