Wednesday, May 6th 6:00-8:30

Thursday, May 7th

6:00-8:30

Conversation #1:

Food Justice in the Time of Covid 19: Understanding the changing landscape of the food we eat

Join Dr. Howard Rosing of DePaul, Adam Olson, Senior Advocacy Advisor at Oxfam America and Emily Trujillo, president of DePaul's Fair Trade Club and grocery store worker.

Both sessions this evening will be moderated by WBEZ’s Jerome McDonnell.

Conversation #1:

Why Transparency Matters in Developing Ethical Supply Chains

Join Shayna Harris, contributing writer to Forbes and former Chief Growth Officer of Farmer’s Fridge, and Leonardo Bonanni, Founder and CEO of Sourcemap.

Conversation #2:

Garment Worker Vulnerability & the Global Health Crisis Your clothing choices are more important than ever

Learn of the effects this crisis is having on garment workers in a discussion featuring author and ethical fashion icon Elizabeth Cline, fair trade pioneer, Pushpika Freitas, President of MarketPlace: Handwork of India; CFT Changemaker and indie designer Jamie Hayes of Production Mode.

Conversation #2:

Fair Trade: How Do We Survive Coronavirus? 
How this crisis is affecting the fair trade community both near and far

Hear from Chicago Fair Trade and their business members about the challenges we are facing, steps we are taking, and ways you can support the Fair Trade movement.

Friday, May 8th 6:00-7:00

Fair Trade Happiness Hour!


Hear inspiring Fair Trade stories and raise a glass to Fair Trade. We will be joined by Evan the Chef RobinsonTony Chocolonely, and more.  It will be a great way to end the week!

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