Lead for Change Blog
Celina Lima is a master’s student at the Middlebury Institute of International studies at Monterey, California. Before that, she owned her own baking business and was a freelance translator and business consultant in Europe and South America. She has lived abroad in Brazil and Berlin and was the sales manager for a Fair Trade clothing […]
Andrea Reyes is the Chair of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition. She currently works as an adjunct professor at LIM and Berkeley College teaching a variety of classes within the fashion industry. Andrea is also a small business owner. A. Bernadette was created in collaboration with her sister, Amberle, after living in Uganda. A. Bernadette […]
Melody Salerno is a native New Yorker who found her passion for environmental work up in the mountains at the University of Vermont. During her senior year, she was the Fair Trade intern for the Peace and Justice Center in Burlington, Vermont. Researching child slave labor in the cocoa industry, she found herself devoted to […]
Saturday, September 23 from 3:30-4:30pm, Cocoa Campaign Presentation at the Peace & Justice Center. This presentation focuses on the issue of child slavery and human trafficking in the cocoa industry. It is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant. This presentation will be led by Amy Crosswhite. People […]
Thursday, September 14 from 12-1pm, Understanding Fair Trade Labels is a presentation that breaks down the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Fair Trade Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. People are encouraged to arrive at 11:30am to participate in a PJC New Volunteer Orientation.
Hasan was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and arrived to the United States in 2011. After finishing high school here, he studied International Studies at Loyola University Chicago with a minor in Marketing where he participated in Loyola University’s Fair Trade campaign. He is currently working in the United States after graduation, and is hoping to […]
Fair Trade UNT is located at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. This campaign hopes to stock UNT’s campus with sustainable fair trade products from dining halls to school stores.
Dining Hall for Primarily residents in Foothill to access, but anyone with meal points can access it.