The Human Thread: Catholics and Clothes

  • St. Clement Parish - Fireside Hall 642 West Deming Place Chicago, IL, 60614 United States
Work is more than a way to make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in God's creation.

-Catholic Social Teaching

Ever wonder how your clothes are made?

Hear two garment workers from the Dominican Republic share their story of the injustice within the garment industry, and how their lives have changed for the better since working for revolutionary Alta Gracia fair trade clothing factory.

Learn how you can change the garment industry and support living wage products!

Co-sponsored by The Office for Peace and Justice, Solidarity Ignite and The Human Thread Campaign: Catholics for Clothing with a Conscience.

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JOIN US! On Oct 18th at St. Clement as garment workers from the Dominican Republic come to Chicago to share their story and explain the injustices within the garment industry. They’ll also explain how their lives have changed for the better since working for the revolutionary Alta Gracia factory where they receive a living wage. Learn how you and your parish can support sweatshop-free products.  The event will take place in Fireside Hall at St. Clement Parish 2524 N Orchard St., Chicago, IL 60614. More info at www.humanthreadcampaign.org