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Though we work with businesses from all sectors, many of us focus on the oil, gas, and mining industries. Over 60 percent of the world’s poorest people live in countries rich in natural resources, but they rarely share in the wealth. In communities from Peru to Ghana, we seek to ensure that these companies respect people’s rights and contribute to the long-term reduction of poverty.
Tabling is a simple, effective way to inspire social change. Set up your own table and spread the word at a concert or festival.
Use your house party to inspire, get people thinking, and teach your guests about the issues that matter to you. Get started now
Are you a student looking for a way to help? If your high school or university offers prepaid meal plans, consider holding an Oxfam America Dining Hall Fast. Get started now
“We’re here today to experience a disaster–one that should not be happening.” So begins “In Harm’s Way,” Oxfam America’s game on rethinking natural disasters. Get started now
Every year members of our community come up with new and creative ways to help Oxfam fight poverty and injustice. You can join in by deciding on the event that works best for you. Get started now
Last month, Congress voted to make budget cuts that will affect people around the world—and while they weren't as drastic as they could have been, they will still have deep impacts. Now, Congress is looking at next year's budget—and we can't let them make any more cuts.
For International Women’s Day this spring, thousands of supporters teamed up with Oxfam America to support women’s efforts to fight hunger, including a group of women musicians. Now, we want to build on that momentum and keep these efforts going throughout the year. Add your name now
One year ago, the Guatemalan Government agreed to suspend operations at the Marlin Gold Mine. This suspension would help local communities who are suffering under violence and the destruction of their livelihoods. But a year has passed, and the mine is still up and running. International pressure on the government could help change this. Send a letter now
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