Fair trade promotes the dignity of workers by ensuring fair wages and by helping vulnerable producers maintain their livelihoods when traditional economic structures shut them out.
Contact our Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade Ambasssador: Eileen Sleva
October is Fair Trade Awareness Month. Learn more here!
- Host a CRS Fair Trade Café or Fair Trade Day where you serve and sell Fair Trade products from around the world.
- Fair Trade Shopping/Black Friday alternative: Shoppers examine fair trade crafts. Before you start your Christmas gift shopping, here are four simple ways to live your faith in the marketplace.
- VIDEO: Why Fair Trade? Heather Moline, Northwest Catholic Relief Services Consultant, Kelly Hickman, Archdiocese of Seattle
Young adults and ministry leaders discovered ways to introduce their parishes to the Church’s social teaching on solidarity through Fair Trade. Fair Trade creates opportunities for us to respond to this call in a small but significant way every day through the choices we make as consumers.
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