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Chicago, Illinois

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Campaign Progress

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Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

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Reach out to Retailers

Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.

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Engage Your Town

Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.

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Get Some Love from the Media

Broadcast how local action can deliver life changing benefits to farmers and artisans.

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Engage Your Local Government

Build long-lasting relationships with your local government and pass a Fair Trade resolution.

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From Our Blog

Fair Trade in the Congregation: A Catholic Perspective

July 7, 2016 This is the 4th guest post by CFT board member Andrea Dennis chronicling the experience of CFT’s members. Her first post depicted her own experience, followed by interviewing a student member fr...

The Dill Pickle: A Driver for Change in the Fair Trade Food Movement

June 28, 2016 This is a guest post written by Carolyn Stypka, an aspiring macro social worker and sustainable foods enthusiast. Carolyn is passionate about spreading the message of how we can take control of how ...

Fair Trade gaining steam at colleges and universities

May 29, 2016 This is a guest post written by Sophia Zaller, a freshman at the University of Chicago. Sophia began interning at Chicago Fair Trade this year, working on the planning for the World Fair Trade Day Mar...

Upcoming Events

Chicago Fashion Revolution Week: April 24th – April 28th

April 24

On April 24, 2013 over 1,100 mothers, fathers, and children were killed in the collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza, leaving another 2,500 people injured. Completely preventable, the collapse of Rana Plaza is the worst industrial accident of this century. Fashion Revolution is an international movement challenging fashion companies to reshape the […]

Fair Trade Locations

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Resources

Benefits to Chicago to become a ft city

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