Welcome to Chicago Fair Trade
Join us at Globalfest!
Friday November 14th 5:50-9pm BUY TICKETS NOW AND SAVE $10
Arrive before 7:00 and visit the acclaimed Day of the Dead exhibit.
National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W. 19th Street in Chicago’s Pilsen
Come celebrate our partnerships with fair trade projects in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia, El Salvador, Argentina, and México through stories from CFT's business members. Enjoy heavy appetizers, fair trade wine and cocktails, beer from community supported Begyle Brewing, a fabulous silent auction (twice as big as last year’s!), and our first ever raffle. The prize is a one-of-a-kind custom stamp designed for CFT by Michael Hernandez de Luna
Changemaker Awards presented this year to 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar and to fashion designer/labor activist Jamie Hayes of Production Mode for their role in CFT's successful campaign to pass an anti-sweatshop ordinance in Chicago. Veteran journalist Vicente Serrano of the independent Radio Sin Censura will serve as emcee.
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Learn more about our Sweatfree Chicago campaign
Fair Play Chicago
Chicago Youth are learning about fair trade while enjoying a soccer game. Involve your school in learning about the world through the stories of fair trade producers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Chicago As a Fair Trade City
Chicago reached fair trade city status May 2011, which made Chicago the largest fair trade city in the U.S. and the third largest globally (behind London and Toronto) More at www.fairtradetownsusa.org
- CFT and Alderman Pawar talk about anti sweatshop ordinance on WBEZ
- Ordinance prohibits city uniforms to be purchased from sweatshops
- Sweatfree Ordinance advances!
- Aldermen advance anti-sweatshop ordinance
- An End to Sweatshop-Made City Workers’ Uniforms in Chicago?
- Emanuel, Pawar join forces on anti-sweatshop ordinance
Holiday Fairs Schedule
|St. Clement's Fair Trade Market|
Sun Nov 02, 2014 @09:00AM - 01:00PM
|Old St. Pats Solidarity Market|
Sun Nov 09, 2014 @09:00AM - 01:00PM
|Globalfest Latin America|
Fri Nov 14, 2014 @05:30PM - 09:00PM
|Fair Trade Gift Boutique at Christ United Methodist Church|
Sat Nov 15, 2014 @09:00AM - 03:00PM
| Fair Trade Gift Boutique at Christ United Methodist Church|
Sun Nov 16, 2014 @11:30AM - 02:00PM