Lead for Change Blog
Meet board members from SLO’s only Fair Trade non-profit retail shop in SLO! We’ll learn about the inspiration for the shop, how they choose their products, and why HumanKind Fair Trade is so successful.
An online discussion of the documentary “El Cacao: The Challenge of Fair Trade”
Per Board decision, only fair trade chocolate will be served at Beth David events.
14th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#7 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, May 10, 2021, from 7:30 to 8:30 pmMay 16, 2021
We celebrated our progress (we got EIN 86-3602442 & sent in Form 1023-EZ to become a 501c3 tax-exempt nonprofit!) and considered our future plans. Our history: May 6, 2020: Fair Trade Minneapolis was founded. We got a team together, found enough retailers, had enough “Annual Meetings” in 2020, and found 14 organizations that use/serve Fair […]
The Mayor of San Luis Obispo is reading a proclamation to recognize and celebrate World Fair Trade Day the second Saturday of May and Fair Trade Month in October at the May 4th city council meeting.
An article featuring Fair Trade products located at the Stevens Point Area Co-op, including brands and specific items.
An article in the Stevens Point Area Co-op’s bimonthly newsletter educating membership about SPACO-OP and UWSP Office of Sustainability partnering to make Stevens Point a Fair Trade Town
13th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#6 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, April 26, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pmMay 2, 2021
Agenda: At this meeting, we’ll celebrate our progress and consider our future plans. Fair Trade empowers people to eliminate poverty & racism, & protects the environment. Please bring your ideas for fun activities that could empower MN to support global farmers and artisans by choosing Fair Trade products. Come one, come all! Our progress: May […]
Slo Food Co-Op promoted R.A.C.E. Matters SLO in their weekly newsletter that reaches around 3,200 subscribers. “This group is invaluable to our community, working tirelessly to prioritize and amplify people of color, dismantle oppression, and stand strong with marginalized and oppressed communities, including LGBTQ+, Muslims, immigrants of all statuses, the disabled, and mentally ill. Lastly, […]