Monday, November 24, 2014
   
Text Size

Chicago Goals for Becoming a Fair Trade City

Chicago Goal

Status

1. A resolution will be passed by the Chicago City Council supporting fair trade and encouraging procurement of FT products by city agencies.

 

Passed by City Council February 2010.
2. Fair Trade products will be available throughout the city, at least 1 outlet in each of the 77 Chicago Community areas. Also, based on our population of about 3 million, we want 1 outlet per 10,000 people, that is 300 outlets within the City Reached 309 in February 2011.

3. Fair Trade products will be used in institutions such as congregations, schools, universities, hospitals and workplaces, with at least 1 FT institution in each of Chicago's 77 Community Areas.
Compiling data on fair trade institutions.

4. This Campaign will bring increased media attention to Fair Trade and broaden support for Fair Trade by the City.
Annual celebration of  World Fair Trade Day in Daley Plaza since May 2008 in collaboration with the City's Dept of Environment. 

 

5. Chicago Fair Trade is a coalition of businesses, faith organizations, universities, non-profits and individuals who will continue to steer the process.

.

Established June 2006.

Holiday Pop Up Shop

Events

previous month November 2014 next month
S M T W T F S
week 44 1
week 46 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
week 47 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
week 48 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
week 49 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
week 30

Upcoming Events

Happy Hour to Celebrate Fair Tuesday
Tue Dec 02, 2014 @04:00PM - 07:00PM

Fair Trade Bazaar @ 4th Pres
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @09:00AM - 02:00PM

Seeds of Change & Winter Market
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @10:00AM - 04:00PM

Fair Trade Bazaar @ 4th Pres
Sun Dec 07, 2014 @09:00AM - 02:00PM

Countryside Church UU Fair Trade Fair
Sun Dec 07, 2014 @10:00AM - 02:00PM



637 S. Dearborn 3rd fl. Chicago, IL 60605 | 312-212-1760 | katherine@chicagofairtrade.org