Lead for Change Blog

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 […]

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August 21, 2020

Clary Doyle

August 20, 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.

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August 19, 2020

riddle

August 19, 2020

keith.findley

August 19, 2020

Emily Trujillo

August 18, 2020

Emily is a senior at DePaul University studying Health Sciences. She is originally from San Antonio, Texas and first became involved with fair trade in high school. She has been employed at the fair trade retailer, Ten Thousand Villages for six years. She currently is the president of the DePaul Fair Trade Committee and has […]

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August 12, 2020

Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia Presentation via Zoom

August 11, 2020

Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia Presentation via Zoom, Oct 5, 2020, 7:30 to 9:00 pm, featuring presentations on various types of Fair Trade products, with short accompanying videos.

5th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm

August 11, 2020

Preparing for Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia Presentation via Zoom, Oct 5, 2020, 7:30 to 9:00 pm: featuring presentations on various types of Fair Trade products, with short accompanying videos.

4th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm

August 11, 2020

4th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 16, 2020, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm, with the 5th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm: Preparing for Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – […]

3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with guest speaker(s) from Fair Trade USA

August 11, 2020

3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with guest speaker(s) from Fair Trade USA sharing their national work/strategy with us.

Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 10, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.

August 11, 2020

The SECOND Steering Committee Meeting for Fair Trade Minneapolis, virtual via Zoom, on Monday, August 10, 2020, took place from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.

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August 10, 2020

St. Peder’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 4600 E 42nd St in Minneapolis

August 7, 2020

Welcome! St. Peder’s affirms the welcome of God to all people. St Peder’s welcomes you to a community of faith nurtured by God’s abundant grace, Christ’s peace and the Spirit’s lively presence! In response to such love, we open our hearts and hands and doors to joyfully serve our neighbor – whether it’s you or […]

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August 6, 2020

Kenya Reeves

August 6, 2020

Kenya’s first time being introduced to Fair Trade USA was at 2019 AASHE conference where she presented her partnered undergrad research. She is a proud alumni from Missouri State University, where she majored in Biology and minored in Sustainability. Kenya’s passion for sustainability stems from her early childhood where her parents were advocates themselves within […]