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Published May 27, 2008 06:53 AM

Record set for World's Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break!

On May 10 2008, a grand total of 12,128 people in more than 150 locations from coast to coast convened to set the record for the World's Largest Fair Trade Coffee Break. An estimated 50,000 people participated in more than 200 events taking place throughout North America during Fair Trade Fortnight (May 3-18).  

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These World Fair Trade Day celebrations contributed to efforts in 70 countries worldwide marking the importance and benefits of Fair Trade.  Together, Fair Trade Resource Network, Fair Trade Towns USA, and other leading Fair Trade organizations made WFTD 2008 the largest celebration in American history!  

Check Out the Photos from Events Coast-to-Coast:

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Collected and prepared by Sara Stender, Coordinator of Fair Trade Towns USA.

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Follow this link to take a 5 minute survey to share your organizing experiences and help us learn how to make next year even better.

Thanks for all your great work making this the largest Fair Trade event in North American history.  And here's to breaking the record next year. CHEERS!

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