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Congregations Sharing Strategies on Fair Trade

 

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PRACTICE

RESOURCE

Coffee Sales

Once a month Coffee Sales managed by the Social Action Committee United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber

773-761-2183

 

Coffee, Tea and Chocolate on sale once a month

Holy Family Inverness

Jacke Wentland

847-477-6127

 

Coffee Tea and Chocolate sales every Sunday rolled out on Cart for easy display.

Unity Temple UU

Judy Gaietto-Grace

708-383-1554/

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Equal Exchange products sold twice each month (coffee,tea, chocolate)

First United Methodist Evanston

Nancy Hagstrom

847-328-2705

 

Works directly with Higher Grounds and Cooperative in Chiapas

LakeView Presbyterian

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352

 

Coffee sales

Old St Pat’s

Marilyn Antonik

773-719-3390

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FT Education & Study

Presentation to each parish committee, council & staff regarding use of FT coffee for all events, rectory and school

Old St. Pat’s

Marilyn Antonik

773-719-3390

 

6-week Book Study: Consuming Faith by Tom Beaudoin

curriculum available online www.chicagofairtrade.org

Berry United Methodist Church

Amy Ellison

773-784-3273

 

Workshops: Brewing Justice in our Congregations & Biblical Economics

Chicago Religious Leadership Network: Marilyn McKenna

773-472-1981

 

Difference Between Freetrade & fair trade

Southminster Presbyterian

Lois Strzyzewski 847-537-3981

 

Making the connection with fair trade and living wage issues (Jobs with Justice

United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber 773-761-2183

Craft sales

Twice a year with 10,000 Villages

Old St. Pats

Marilyn Antonik

773-710-3390

 

Fair Trade market, December & April

Berry United Methodist

Amy Ellison

773-784-3273

 

Maya Works Sales

Third Unitarian

Marylou Shadle

773-548-0415

Special Events

Developing pledge for becoming fair trade households

Broadway United Methodist Church

Jade Dell 773-327-0449

 

Valentines Day celebration with fair trade chocolate

Broadway United Methodist

Jade Dell 773- 327-0449

 

Valentines Day celebration with chocolate & LOVE SONGS

University Church

Sara Pitcher 773-643-4141

Advocacy

Work to oppose free trade agreements through legislative work and direct contact with legislators

Chicago Religious Leadership Network

Marilyn McKenna 773-472-1981

 

Outreach to supermarkets to stock more fair trade products

United Church of Rogers Park

Alex Weber 773-761-2183

 

Making the connection with the sweatfree movement

Southminster Presbyterian Church

Lois Strzyzewski 773-537-3981

 

Presentations

Hear about a delegation to Chiapas with Higher Grounds/ slide presentation.

Jeff Glenn - 773-248-6352

Justice Economic Ministries

 

Introduction to Fair Trade DVD

Order at www.transfairusa.org

 

Globalfest LatinAmerica

Join Us November 14th

National Museum of Mexican Art

PURCHASE TICKETS

Donate to the Silent Auction 

Events

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Upcoming Events

CFT's Run for Change team at the Chicago Marathon
Sun Oct 12, 2014 @08:00AM - 11:00AM

Come celebrate a Sweatfree Chicago
Thu Oct 16, 2014 @06:00PM - 08:00PM

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

Run For Change

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This year CFT has 4 runners committed to run the marathon and raise funds for our work!  Your contribution will support our efforts to raise awareness of sweatshop labor and improve the lives of global apparel workers through our sweatfree campaign

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