Lead for Change Blog

Frazzy’s Gourmet Popcorn

April 17, 2020

A candy and popcorn shop that is a small local business.

We’re Hiring: 2020-21 Fellowship Applications Now Open!

April 16, 2020

Learn more and apply here: https://bit.ly/FTC2020-21Fellow Are you passionate about Fair Trade and social justice? Are you a student or recent graduate looking for rewarding part-time work? Do you want to gain hands-on experience supporting grassroots organizers, developing leaders, building regional networks, and executing communications strategies? If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

Earth Day Event: Sambazon Fair Trade & Organic Keynote

April 15, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day with us by learning about what goes into your delicious bowl of Açaí! Açaí was one of the fastest growing trends in the health food market and has a presence on campus at 4+ restaurants. Learn from the world’s first Fair Trade and Organic certified açaí company, Sambazon, about their ecologically and […]

April 14, 2020

Coffee and Climbing

April 14, 2020

Fair Trade Finals

April 9, 2020

Aztec Markets #6

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April 8, 2020

Aztec Markets #4

April 8, 2020

Aztec Markets #3

April 8, 2020

Aztec Markets #2

April 8, 2020

Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

April 6, 2020

By Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Director of Fair Trade Campaigns. As we all grapple with the upheaval to our everyday lives, our attention is naturally becoming hyper-focused on the things and people immediately surrounding us. For students, campuses closing with little warning has interrupted close friendships and campus initiatives. New learning styles are now required and […]


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Highlights from the 2020 Virtual National Conference

April 1, 2020

From March 18th-21st, we brought over 400 Fair Trade partners, advocates and supporters together online for four days of learning, inspiration and exploring the intersectionality of the Fair Trade movement. Building on the energy of the 2018 conference in Washington, DC and the  2019 National Conference in Chicago, IL, it was an inspiring reminder of […]

How to go Zero Waste & Live More Sustainably

April 1, 2020

It might feel extra challenging to stay on your zero waste path during a global pandemic while you’re in quarantine. Join us for our “How To Go Zero Waste and Live More Sustainably” online workshop where we share advice on how to start (or improve) your zero waste journey during this unprecedented time. We’ll be […]