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Progressive Jewish Alliance
Los Angeles sweatfree campaign: Jon Matz
5870 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
jmatz [at] pjalliance [dot] org
Berkeley and San Francisco sweatfree campaigns: Sarah Church
409 Liberty St., El Cerrito CA 94530
schurch [at] pjalliance [dot] org
A lead coalition partner in sweatfree campaigns in California. Promotes sweatfree purchasing in Jewish congregations and Jewish organizations nationally. Working on implementation of Los Angeles and San Francisco sweatfree ordinances and to pass a sweatfree procurement ordinance in Berkeley.
DC Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Maggie Smith, International Labor Rights Forum
2001 S St NW #420, Washington, DC 20009
maggie [at] ilrf [dot] org
Contact: Alex Flood
111 St. Francis Ct. #68
Louisville, KY 40205
sweatfreelouisville [at] gmail [dot] com
Campaigning for a sweatfree city policy in Louisville.
Maine Clean Clothes Alliance
Contact: Bjorn Claeson
30 Blackstone Street, Bangor ME 04401
bjorn [at] sweatfree [dot] org
Community-based anti-sweatshop campaign active since 1996. Has won sweatfree purchasing policies for the City of Bangor, the State of Maine, and other public and private institutions.
Massachusetts Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Liana Foxvog
140 Pine Street #10, Florence MA 01062
liana [at] sweatfree [dot] org
Organizing for a sweatfree procurement law in Massachusetts.
Maryland Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Trina Tocco, International Labor Rights Forum
2001 S St NW #420, Washington, DC 20009
trina.tocco [at] ilrf [dot] org
Organizing for a sweatfree procurement law in Maryland.
Sweatfree Michigan Campaign
Contact: Jonathan Fung, Interfaith Worker Justice
j.kenneth.fung [at] gmail [dot] com
Organizing for a sweatfree procurement law in Michigan.
Labor-Religion Coalition of New York State
Contact: Jordan Wells
800 Troy Schenectady Road
Latham, NY 12110-2455
jordanw [at] labor-religion [dot] org
Organizing for a sweatfree procurement law in New York.
Sweatfree Ohio Campaign
Contact: Brian Stefan Szittai, InterReligious Task Force on Central America
3606 Bridge Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
irtf [at] igc [dot] org
Educates in the Cleveland community about sweatshops and provides information on sweatfree purchasing. A leader in the Sweatfree Ohio campaign which achieved Governor's Executive Order on sweatfree purchasing and is now organizing for Ohio to join the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium.
Oregon Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Elizabeth Swager
sweatfreenw [at] gmail [dot] com
Campaign that passed a sweatfree procurement policy in Portland and is now organizing for a sweatfree policy on the state level.
Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice
Contact: Wes Brain
brain [at] mind [dot] net
Leader in the Ashland Sweatfree Campaign, which successfully passed a city resolution on sweatfree purchasing and is now organizing for an ordinance.
Pittsburgh Anti-Sweatshop Community Alliance
c/o Thomas Merton Center/AHI
5125 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15224
Contact: Kenneth Miller
nosweatshopsbucco [at] yahoo [dot] com
PASCA organizes for the implementation of the City of Pittsburgh sweatfree policy. Their sweatfree baseball campaign aims to win "community collective bargaining" with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Texas Fair Trade Coalition
Contact: Bob Cash
info [at] texasfairtrade [dot] org
Won a sweatfree procurement ordinance in Austin in June 2007 and city membership in the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium in June 2009. Currently working on campaigns in Travis County, San Antonio, and Dallas.
Houston Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Tim O'Brien
1303 Ruthven Street, Houston, TX 77019-5139
sweatfreehouston [at] gmail [dot] com
New campaign aiming to pass a sweatfree ordinance in Houston.
Vermont Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: CLEA (Child Labor Education and Action)
buhs.clea [at] gmail [dot] com
Campaign that passed sweatfree procurement legislation in Vermont in 2008. The campaign was led by Brattleboro Union High School students whose high school was the first in the U.S. to affiliate with the Worker Rights Consortium.
Washington Sweatfree Campaign
Contact: Kristen Beifus
sweatfreewa [at] gmail [dot] com
Campaign to pass sweatfree laws in the City of Seattle and State of Washington and support sweatfree initiatives in cities and schools throughout Washington.
South Sound Clean Clothes Campaign
Contact: Dick Meyer
300 5th Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98501
dick [at] traditionsfairtrade [dot] com
Has passed City of Olympia sweatfree purchasing resolution and achieved commitment to city membership in the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium.
Sweatfree Wisconsin Campaign
Contact: Sachin Cheda, Wisconsin Fair Trade Coalition
5027 W. North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208
info [at] wisconsinfairtrade [dot] org
Organizing for a sweatfree procurement law in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Clean Clothes Campaign
Contact: Steve Watrous
watrous [at] uwm [dot] edu
Have passed sweatfree policies in Milwaukee on city, county, and school district levels, as well as a reslution in Milwaukee to join the Sweatfree Purchasing Consortium.