Friday, November 19, 2010

Economic Justice for the Holidays: Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar

Economic Justice for the Holidays
Join us this holiday to celebrate social and economic justice at Portland’s Unitarian Church downtown. Share with others and get inspired for a season of giving.

Fair Trade Holiday Bazaar & Forum
December 11th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

First Unitarian Church
Buchan Bldg.
1011 SW 12th, Portland, OR

Buy a gift this Christmas that makes a difference.
Holiday gifts that reflect your values.
Local Fair Trade vendors offer crafts and gifts, chocolate, coffee and olive oil from small farmers and artisans around the world. You'll find a large assortment of products from around the world from some of Portland's premiere Fair Trade shops and vendors.

2:00 p.m. film screening of “The Dark Side of Chocolate” with discussion to follow, in partnership with Global Exchange’s “
Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign”. It's a 45 minute documentary highlighting the child slavery and exploitation within the chocolate industry and cocoa farms in West Africa.

Refreshments and snacks will be served in combination with Equal Exchange Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and tea.

Co-sponsored by Economic Justice Action Group of First Unitarian Church and the North West Fair Trade Coalition.

1 comment:

Kolin said...

I am very excited for this event...I am passing the word along...