Tag Archives: Clothing concern

It is ironic

Quakers are into honesty, fair dealing and this meeting has a specific concern about conditions for workers in the clothing industry… so most of our spam comes from sites which, whatever they purport to be about, are flogging ripoff of … Continue reading

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Living Wage campaign: action on John Lewis

This November,  John Lewis will decide the fate of the 3,000 cleaners currently excluded from the Partnership and struggling to get by on poverty wages with  none of the sick pay, pension or holiday entitlements afforded to Partners. As part … Continue reading

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Clothing concern: Public meeting

This is our minute of record, At Winchmore Hill Quaker Meeting House on 17th November 2012 we, some25 souls,  gathered to consider issues surrounding the effects of our material consumption, particularly of clothes. We were led by Kate Pearson who … Continue reading

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The true cost of our clothing

This is the original article in the Quaker magazine the Friend http://thefriend.org/article/clothing-time-to-act prepared by a group of Quakers at Winchmore Hill.  North London area Quakers are considering whether to take this up as an area concern.   Please like & … Continue reading

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Justice for clothing workers around the world

What effect does our clothes shopping have in an interconnected world? Join North London Quakers on Saturday 17th November at Winchmore Hill Meeting House (59 Church Hill N21 1LE) 10.45-13.00 to hear Ruth Tanner, campaigns and policy director at War … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on clothing concern…

Winchmore Hill Quakers are developing a specific concern – a religiously tested campaign – on the exploitation of people and planet in the clothing industry.  This is currently being discussed in our Area organisation to see if they also feel … Continue reading

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