As a member of Chicago Fair Trade, organizations receive the following benefits:
Affiliation with the Worldwide Fair Trade Movement and participation in the spread of the faith mandate that workers everywhere receive a just wage in safe working conditions.
Exposure on the Chicago Fair Trade website and our social media platforms: your institution is shown among the faith leaders in the metro area working for global economic justice.
- The listing of members on our website includes contact information and a description of your institution, its mission and how it strives to work toward a fair-trade economy.
- CFT will promote the fair trade activities of your congregation on our website’s calendar, and via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Access to monthly Fair Trade News, an email listserv of nearly 3,000 informs you of fair trade speakers and the latest news of this international movement.
Opportunities for faith-based educational events facilitated by CFT’s staff, and access to denominational, ecumenical, and interfaith literature and educational materials on fair trade. Examples include participation in our Fair Trade in the Sanctuary and the chance to host our traveling photo exhibit,The Fair Trade Difference.
Networking opportunities with CFT members allows you to learn from other faith communities and ethical businesses committed to economic justice.
Influence CFT’s progress by serving on CFT committees, becoming a board member, or volunteering at events.
Knowledge that you are contributing to creating a fair trade movement and putting your faith into action.
Fill our our form to apply to become a CFT member