6:25 pm18:25

Living on the Margins - Refugees Surviving Torture & Beyond

Understanding the issues facing refugees who are survivors of torture is important to ensuring that medical, mental health, and social services support healing while these individuals navigate resettlement.  Living on the Margins - Refugees Surviving Torture and Beyond explores the effects of torture and trauma in conflict settings and the healing support needed as refugees resettle. Speakers and community members will engage in discussion about this vulnerable refugee population to support integration into host communities through better understanding their past experience and its impact on their daily lives.

11:00 am11:00

Soul Souk

Join 35 artists and small business owners at Alhambra Palace Restaurant for a pop up market. This is the perfect opportunity to support small, local businesses as you shop for loved ones this holiday season.

9:30 am09:30

Dominican Fair Trade Fair

Dominican University hosts a Fair Trade Fair on their campus in Forest Park, IL just in time to shop all your favorite fair trade goods for holiday gifts! 

Nov 12

Heshima's Holiday Pop-Up

Heshima Kenya is celebrating the holidays with a three-day pop-up shop in River North! Click here for more details.

Oct 27

TEDWomen Global Marketplace

The Alliance for Artisan has curated a global showcase of designs and products produced by women to benefit their communities, which will be open during this year's TEDWomen conference in San Francisco. 

Heshima Kenya is thrilled to be one of the artisan groups featured in the Global Artisan Marketplace!

7:00 pm19:00

Community Dining: Fair Trade Dinner

Community Dining presents its first Fair Trade Dinner with Chicago Fair Trade's Executive Director, Katherine Bissell Cordova, and Jake Elster, co-founder of Crop to Cup Coffee Importers. Chef Ronak Patel will prepare a Moroccan-inspired dinner using Fair Trade ingredients. Join us for a robust discussion of the ethical and economic consequences of Fair and Direct Trade at Read It & Eat, a culinary bookstore located in the heart of Lincoln Park.  

Heshima Kenya will be present to share our story and scarves with attendees.

Grab your ticket here!