When: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, Doors open 6:30 pm, Meeting starts 7:00 pm
Where: The Overflow Coffee Bar Auditorium, 1550 S. State St., Chicago (street parking with meters, some free parking, and a lot one block west of the Overflow; also the Overflow has food for purchase; please send an email if you need a ride and organizers will try to set up carpools)
What: The Fair Trade Coalition and many other groups are asking people to come to this emergency meeting. RSVP is are not necessary, and everyone is encouraged to come. The event is non-partisan.
Josh Wise, Executive Director of the Fair Trade Coalition, will provide the information needed to understand what is at stake if the Trans-Pacific Partnership passes via fast-track without Congressional input or discussion. This could be up for a fast-track vote as early as this week and if that happens, this meeting will be cancelled.