Fair Trade OLA

Fair Trade OLA is a ministry of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church (OLA) in Claremont, CA. We use Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching to show the connection between our Faith and Fair Trade. We employ Sunday bulletins, house gatherings, and events to spread the word. We facilitate putting Faith into action by promoting the use and sale of Fair Trade products in the parish and by publicizing a list of local merchants with the Fair Trade products they offer.

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Campaign Progress

Incorporate Fair Trade Education into Your Social Teachings

Connect the tenets of your faith to Fair Trade. Empower congregants to live their faith by being conscious consumers.

Completed May 6th, 2014

Commit to Purchase Fair Trade Products When They Are Available

Work with your congregation to offer Fair Trade products regularly at services, vending machines or offices.

Completed May 16th, 2014

Include Fair Trade in Events

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea, and other products when possible at meetings, in gathering places, and at events.

Completed May 7th, 2014

Fair Trade Products


Joseph Michon
Linda Roy