Lead for Change Blog

Dream Center

August 27, 2020

The Dream Center serves as a resource center focused on providing support to those affected by homelessness, hunger, and the lack of education through residential and community outreach programs.

City of Los Angeles

August 27, 2020

Swap Society

August 27, 2020

WE ARE ON A MISSION TO MAKE CIRCULAR FASHION ACCESSIBLE FOR ALL. Swap Society is an online clothing swap that makes it fun, easy, and affordable to mix up your wardrobe in a sustainable way. Send us the clothes that don’t fit or aren’t your current style and swap them for clothes you want to […]

Ampersand Dinner

August 27, 2020

In January 2016, Elizabeth Eichhorn had attended one too many unsatisfying networking experiences. Feeling disconnected and unseen, Elizabeth believed there had to be a better way. She decided to combine her two loves—food and connecting people—and the Ampersand Dinner was born. Over the past two years the Ampersand community has grown substantially, hosting bi-monthly dinners […]

Kitchen Table App

August 27, 2020

In a time when it’s possible to have virtually anything delivered or defrosted, Kitchen Table App gives users a way to share meals and workshops and networking circles with friends, neighbors and newcomers whenever they choose. No matter what’s on the menu, getting together gives people the chance to laugh, share stories, engage, make personal […]

LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force

August 27, 2020

The LA Regional Human Trafficking Task Force (LARHTTF) is the largest co-located task force in the nation. It combines one mission, under one roof, to support investigative strategies and comprehensive service provision for victims of human trafficking. Co-led by the LA County Sheriff’s Department and the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking, in partnership with […]

Two Wings

August 27, 2020

At Two Wings, we empower survivors of sex trafficking to identify and pursue their dream vocation through mentoring programs, life skills classes and career training workshops, creating the path for a life of financial and physical independence. Our dedicated volunteers and expert staff are committed to guiding our clients towards the future of their dreams. […]

Malia Designs

August 27, 2020

Malia Designs was formed to increase economic opportunity for women in Cambodia and to support organizations that fight human trafficking in Southeast Asia. Our fair trade fashion products are made by cooperatives that employ disadvantaged people in Cambodia. Through these partnerships we connect artisans to Western markets, expanding their access to sustainable income and safe […]

Education Graduation

August 27, 2020

UW E-Business Consortium

August 27, 2020

Fair Trade Minneapolis meets Fair Trade USA! 3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 pm

August 25, 2020

3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with guest speakers Kylie Nealis from Fair Trade USA and Zachary Rochester from Fair Trade at the University of Iowa: Fair Trade at Iowa. Roxanne Sullivan from Fair Trade St Paul, just formed Thursday, August 20, also attended. […]


August 24, 2020

Alyssa Anderson

August 21, 2020

Alyssa joined the Fair Trade Federation as Membership Manager in 2020. She is active in the Lancaster hub of the Global Shapers Community as the current Vice Curator, as well as the Climate Reality Leadership Corps. She has been in the non-profit sector for the majority of her career, both with Agency with Choice, an […]

Claire Fitzgerald

August 21, 2020

Claire is a recent Communications and Spanish graduate of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Going into college, she was already interested in labor rights and environmental sustainability. Her passion for fair trade started when she went to an information session for a class about fair trade and an accompanying study tour to Costa Rica. Seeing […]


August 21, 2020

Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart

August 20, 2020

The Fair Trade Committee commits to educate members and the community on the importance of a living wage and safe working environments that are often paired with more sustainable work practices. We will also introduce fair trade practices and items to our community in an affordable and accessible way.