Lead for Change Blog

Clarisa Gomez

December 1, 2022

Clarisa Gomez graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Environmental Science and Policy and Urban Studies. From a young age, she’s been passionate about topics like sustainability, the climate crisis, and single-use plastics. Throughout her undergrad, Clarisa continuously learned how multifaceted sustainability is, and the variety of sectors it branches into, […]

Educational Posters Around the School

December 1, 2022

After conversations with administration, I was able to successfully post educational posters around the school about Fair Trade. This allowed me to reach high schoolers, faculty members, and even middle schoolers.

Numi Tea

November 30, 2022

Numi Tea into the cafeteria

Kasey Main

November 23, 2022

Kasey has worked in the food and retail industry for nine years, beginning as a cashier in 2014 and currently serving as the Communications Coordinator for a small food co-op in San Luis Obispo, CA. Developing a love and passion for fair trade foods and sustainability along the way, Kasey is now the President of […]

Kathy Strong Langolf

November 23, 2022

Kathy Strong Langolf is the Special Events Manager and Multicultural Club/Fair Trade University Club Advisor at UW Oshkosh-Fond du Lac Campus in Wisconsin. UWO was the first Fair Trade University and the Fond du Lac Campus is the 38th to join.  Kathy proud to be part of the original team that drove that campaign forward. […]

Becca Cox

November 23, 2022

Becca Cox is currently working remotely for GlobeIn as their Online Community Manager. She originally fell in love with fairly traded products and the global handmade market through visits to her hometown Ten Thousand Villages in Lancaster County, PA. She later went on to intern with TTV during her college years, and then worked as […]

Butler FEAST Fund

November 15, 2022

Bhawna Kasliwal

November 2, 2022

La Mesa Fair Trade Gift Faire

November 2, 2022

Shop Fair Trade this Christmas at St. Martin of Tours Parish in La Mesa on Sunday, Dec. 4th from 8am to 1pm. Shop for beautiful, handmade, one of a kind gifts from local store, Fair Trade Décor, The Guatemala Project, and local vendors including Lumily, SSEKO/Noonday and Ember Arts Jewelry. Meet Dressember, founder Blythe Hill […]

Jacqueline Ernst-Smith

November 1, 2022

Michael Rumfola

November 1, 2022

Fair Trade tabling

October 31, 2022

Equal Exchange Tea in the Cafeteria

October 30, 2022

Equal Exchange tea integrated into Riverdale’s coffee stand in the cafeteria.

La Mesa Fair Trade Gift Faire

October 30, 2022

Shop Fair Trade this Christmas at St. Martin of Tours Parish in La Mesa on Sunday, Dec. 4th from 8am to 1pm. Shop for beautiful, handmade, one of a kind gifts from local store, Fair Trade Décor, The Guatemala Project, and local vendors including Lumily, SSEKO/Noonday and Ember Arts Jewelry. Meet Dressember, founder Blythe Hill […]

Susan Griffin

October 26, 2022