Lead for Change Blog

Fair Trade Prayer Service

January 6, 2021

We hosted a Fair Trade prayer service that the entire school community attended. Members of the club led the school in prayer, scripture, petitions, and reflections centered around fair working conditions and the dignity of workers as described by Catholic Social Teaching.

13th film screening.

January 6, 2021

Make Manhatttan Fair and LifeWay partnered to The event explored the link between human trafficking, prison labor and criminal justice, and raised awareness of how Fair Trade provides an avenue for consumers to purchase ethically-sourced products. Recap of Virtual Screening of 13th: Exploring the intersection of race, criminal justice and human trafficking

13th film screening.

January 6, 2021

Make Manhatttan Fair and LifeWay partnered to The event explored the link between human trafficking, prison labor and criminal justice, and raised awareness of how Fair Trade provides an avenue for consumers to purchase ethically-sourced products. Recap of Virtual Screening of 13th: Exploring the intersection of race, criminal justice and human trafficking

Food Education Event with Cal Poly Green Campus

January 5, 2021

SLO Food Co-op (led by Kasey, one of the Fair Trade Town Committee members) recently partnered with the Cal Poly SLO Green Campus Team on Instagram Live, where they engaged in a 30-minute talk educating the audience about local sustainability practices and student initiatives that inform people’s environmental impact. They touched on fair trade inclusion, […]

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December 29, 2020

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December 22, 2020

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December 21, 2020

Catering

December 21, 2020

Forbes Street Market

December 21, 2020

Market to Go at Towers

December 21, 2020

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December 21, 2020

Dining Hall – The Perch

December 21, 2020

All the coffee served at the Perch Dining hall is fair trade certified!

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December 21, 2020

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December 18, 2020

Fair Trade Coffee and Chocolate Sale

December 15, 2020

To increase accessibility and exposure, our club hosted a holiday sale in which we sold four types of chocolate bars from Equal Exchange and four types of coffee from Cafe Campesino. Via an online survey, members of the school community ordered and we purchased all the goods and distributed them with fair trade information bookmarks. […]

December 15, 2020