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Ethics, Fair Trade, and You

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2020

Ethical NYC Member Andrea Reyes, leader of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, will connect how our everyday choices and purchases affect the many environmental and social issues facing the world today.

Sessions will include a short presentation on topics such as human trafficking and exploitation, overconsumption and waste management, cause related marketing and propaganda, and, body positivity and clothing size standards.

Sessions will end with action items for participants.

Andrea Reyes is an adjunct instructor at LIM College, the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Baruch College. She has developed courses, “Start Your Own Fair Trade Fashion Brand,” mentors students and start-up fashion brands, and leads the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, a group of fair trade advocates composed of students, small business owners, NGO’s and community-based organizations.

Monthly, first Thursday.
Members: FREE; Guests $5.

Details

Date:
February 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm