Lead for Change Blog October 2011

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A Women Who Changed the Rules: A Recap of Maria Isabel’s Road Trip

October 28, 2011

“When I finish life I am going to be remembered by the things that I do, not by the things that I have.” – Maria Isabel Balbuena

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Fair Trade on the Road with Maria Isabel Balbuena, Dominican Republic

October 14, 2011

Follow the travels of Maria as she hits the road with Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Fair Trade Towns National Coordinator, to see how conscious consumers like you are spreading the word about Fair Trade in the US. Did you know that Women perform 66% of the world’s work, produce 50% of the food, but earn 10% […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Takes Fair Trade on Tour

October 10, 2011

The Campus Consciousness Tour Brings Ben & Jerry’s and Janelle Monáe to Universities Across the Country Fair Trade Universities has joined forces with the Campus Consciousness Tour, Ben and Jerry’s, and Janelle Monáe to spread the word about Fair Trade.  From October 1 through October 22, Fair Trade Universities and the Campus Consciousness Tour will […]

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Free Fair Trade Month Event Kits from Handmade Expressions!

October 5, 2011

October is here – the feeling of fall, festivities in the air. Did you know October is also Fair Trade Month? This is a time to celebrate Fair Trade – and what better way to do that than to share some tasty Fair Trade goodies? We are bringing this celebration of Fair Trade to your […]

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Fair Trade USA Goes Digital with the Fair Trade Finder App

October 3, 2011

Supporting farmers and workers around the world just got a whole lot easier! The Fair Trade Finder Good news: There are now more than 10,000 Fair Trade Certified products available in the United States, and finding those products in stores near you just got a whole lot easier!  The Fair Trade Finder is an application […]