Oxfam Rutgers is a university chapter of Oxfam America and Oxfam International at Rutgers University (New Brunswick). Oxfam Rutgers is dedicated to helping spread awareness about hunger, poverty, and injustices that occurs all over the world due to aforementioned poverty to the Rutgers University community. Oxfam Rutgers will also engage the Rutgers community in fundraising and volunteer activities, helping to create long-term solutions for global poverty and injustices related to poverty, including but not limited to, health and education, as well as crisis relief to poverty stricken nations around the world. Oxfam Rutgers will also spread awareness about Oxfam’s sub-organizations, such as Make Trade Fair, Control Arms and No Dirty Gold. Oxfam Rutgers will educate the student body about the issues of Fair Trade, illegal weapons distribution, and harmful mining practices, and encourage students to address these problems through activism, advocacy, and awareness. Oxfam Rutgers shall provide a motivating and exciting atmosphere for pursuing social justice and enfranchising students to support these goals. Oxfam Rutgers will also educate its members about the work of Oxfam America and International, its internships, volunteer work, and job opportunities to further the activism of its members. Additionally, Rutgers Oxfam will also introduce and collaborate with other humanitarian organizations such as WHO, Doctors without Borders, Amnesty International, etc.
Oxfam General Interest Meetings:
Starting Tuesday, every other week beginning 9/4/18
College Avenue Student Center 411 A
9:15 PM – 11:15 PM