Lead for Change Blog

Valentine’s Day at Jack House

February 27, 2021

Members of the committee shared a little more information about the Fair Trade Towns initiative for San Luis Obispo along with some Fair Trade treats after the regular Sunday 10am Community Yoga Class. These Fair Trade goodies included Divine chocolate bars provided by Slo Food Co-op and Guayaki Yerba Mate.

Senate Resolution

February 26, 2021

University Senate resolution on pursuing Fair Trade University designation


February 23, 2021

Coffee Special

February 23, 2021

Campus Center

February 20, 2021

The campus center food court has a bulk condiment area that is used by all of the dining outlets. Two Fair Trade certified (Fair Trade USA), black pepper and sugar, are available.


February 17, 2021

Community Partner – Bead for Life

February 15, 2021

local retailer of Bead for Life jewelry and textiles. Proceeds support Street Business School empowering entrepreneurs experiencing deep poverty in Africa and elsewhere

Longmont Unitarian Universalist Presence

February 15, 2021

innovative Unitarian Universalist ministry offer dinner church (now online) and other programming to service intergenerational community.

Longmont Leads with Love

February 15, 2021

Community peace and justice organization.

Kathy Partridge

February 15, 2021

Longmont Coloardo

February 15, 2021

Let’s make our town a Fair Trade town.

Fair Trade Resolution

February 12, 2021

S.1819-148R calls for the university seek formal designation as a Fair Trade institution. In addition to this Student Association Senate resolution, the Graduate Student Association and University Senate also passed resolutions requesting the university to pursue Fair Trade Designation.

Chamber of Commerce

February 12, 2021

We promoted the Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 relief efforts to help local business through a Buy Local Bonus. This was promoted in the weekly Net Impact newsletter. “Buy Local Bonus (link to website) – The City will purchase up to twenty-five $20 gift cards from various qualified local businesses. These gift cards will then be […]

Grace Central Coast

February 12, 2021

We promoted COVID-19 relief efforts from Grace Central Coast in the Net Impact weekly newsletter: “Grace Central Coast (provided a link to website) – if you are in need of food, stop by the SLO Campus (1350 Osos St. SLO) Saturday morning from 8am-10am. If you are unable to go in person, there is also […]

Five North Chocolate Event

February 10, 2021


February 10, 2021

Fair Trade – Introduction

February 9, 2021