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FairTrade Caravans is a social enterprise believing in people and planet before profit and passionate about the way fundraising is done and how products are purchased. It partners with schools and nonprofits giving back 25 percent of sales while supporting artisans and farmers around the world. Its fair trade products are made or grown with no child labor, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices, ensuring that the producers — many of whom are women — have the opportunity to better themselves, their families, and their communities. Together Women Rise will receive 25 percent of all sales purchased through this link. This offer expires April 15, 2022.

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In the Time of the Butterflies

By Julia Alvarez.

From DREAM: This novel is largely non-fiction, telling the story of the Mirabal sisters, four young women who were murdered during Trujillo’s regime for their political activism.

Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians, and the Struggle for Hispaniola

By Michelle Wucker

From DREAM: This book offers a lot of great historical background into Dominican-Haitian relations and other issues facing the island of Hispaniola.


In the Time of the Butterflies

Based on the book by Julia Alvarez


This award-winning short film features important waterways around the world, including Ojos Indigenas, Dominican Republic. It provides a few minutes of relaxation and contemplation along with beautiful images.