Entries by Heidi Pettigrew

Our Call to Action

What is fair trade? What is ethical shopping? What do these practices have to do with justice issues? According to the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), “Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions […]

The Slave Is Our Brother

In the Christmas carol, “O, Holy Night” there is a line that says, “The slave is our brother.” This month I am wearing a dress every day, as part of a movement called #Dressember in order to raise awareness for the fact there are more than 40 million slaves in the world today, which is […]