Lead for Change Blog October 2012

Great Coffee, Good Vibes, Pass It On! Our lead sponsor for the Fair Trade Campaigns Conference is Green Mountain Coffee!

October 23, 2012

This Fair Trade Month, Green Mountain Coffee continues its creative and groundbreaking support of the Fair Trade movement. From Live Facebook Concerts to Consumer Sweepstakes to providing the key funding necessary to hold our 2nd National Conference, they are ensuring that advocates and consumers have more and more opportunity to drive the success of Fair […]

Hannah Dodoo of Ghana shares her experience with Fair Trade at Global Gifts in Bloomington, Indiana.

Hannah Dodoo from Global Mama’s is On Tour!

October 20, 2012

Today we kicked off our Fall 2012 Artisan Tour with a visit to Bloomington, Indiana. Over the next week or so we will travel to four states and the District of Columbia as part of our tour with seamstress and businesswoman Hannah Dodoo. Hannah is a founding member of Global Mamas, a Fair Trade cooperative […]

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Conference Keynote: Kelsey Timmerman

October 3, 2012

Fueled by passion and curiosity, Kelsey Timmerman tells the story of the items we often take for granted. A freelance writer who covers global social issues, Timmerman is the author of Where Am I Wearing?: A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes. This October, he will be the featured […]

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Organizer Spotlight: Joe Michon – Claremont, CA

October 1, 2012

This blog post comes from Fair Trade Claremont’s own Joe Michon. Read on to follow Claremont’s journey to its declaration as a Fair Trade Town! It’s All About People Fair Trade house parties in the fall of 2010 laid the groundwork for a Towns Campaign. Friends gathered with refreshments, a video (“Fair Trade: The Story”) […]