Lead for Change Blog June 2016

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Get to Know Mayan Hands

June 28, 2016

When we think about Fair Trade, we often think of the physical products – the coffee, tea, sugar, or handicrafts. However, we often forget the stories behind these beautiful creations and the bigger meaning of Fair Trade. If you are involved in the Fair Trade movement, you have likely heard about a wonderful organization called Mayan Hands. I recently […]

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Breaking New Ground: Looking Back at the 2015-16 Academic Year

June 22, 2016

Let’s take a moment to reflect on the achievements, challenges and milestones of this past year. The Movement is Growing! At the end of August 2015, Fair Trade Colleges & Universities started its 7th year with: 29 Declared Colleges and Universities As of July 2016 there are now: 37 Declared Colleges and Universities (including four first in their states and the largest Fair Trade public […]

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Introducing our Summer Intern!

June 2, 2016

Hi everyone! I’m Alex, the new Digital Communications & Community Outreach Intern with Fair Trade Campaigns. I am beyond thankful for this opportunity and cannot wait to see what the summer has in store! Even at a young age, issues pertaining to social justice were always on my mind. With my mom being Diversity Director […]