Lead for Change Blog
Justain Connor is currently a senior at Binghamton University. While serving as an intern for a campus organization focused on food sustainability, he helped organize the Binghamton Fair Trade campaign. Between his work on the Binghamton campaign and his studies as an environmental studies and biology major, Justain has developed a desire to promote better consumerism. He believes […]
Sloan Smith is a senior at Loyola University of Chicago (LUC) where she plans on graduating with a BA in political science along with a minor in criminal justice. Toward the end of her sophomore year of college she came across Oxfam, a global nonprofit whose mission is to end world poverty. Oxfam was the […]
Anne Lemke is the Experiential Learning Coordinator at Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac, WI, helping students and faculty from three area campuses with service learning and internships. She has volunteered for over ten years in community wide Fair Trade initiatives. First as a board, grant writer, finance, education and marketing team member […]
Zach (They/Them) is an energetic individual with a passion for positively impacting our global society. Zach is a student at the University of Iowa, studying Art and Anthropology. Prior to attending UIOWA, Zach worked extensively in restaurant management, which sparked their passion for workers’ rights and getting involved with the Fair Trade Movement with an […]
Bethany Collins grew up in Southwest Michigan and moved to Chicago to study Communication at Loyola University, graduating in 2015. Since then, she has pursued a career in communications and development for various nonprofit organizations, and hopes to devote her life’s work to social justice. She joined the board of Chicago Fair Trade in 2017. […]
Elaine is a junior at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. As a Sociology major, she is passionate about collaborating to create a just world, and loves the way that Fair Trade empowers people to rise up and fight for justice. In her years at Point Loma, she has worked to mobilize the student […]
Jasmine graduated from Vanguard University in May 2018 with a BA in Business Administration and minors in Religion, Sociology, and Women’s Studies. She currently serves on the board of Fair Trade Los Angeles. Before coming to Fair Trade Campaigns, Jasmine was the president of Live2Free, an anti-human trafficking mobilization team, working toward educating community members […]
A student’s mecca and a food connoisseurs delight. The Underground Coffeehouse offers comfortable furniture and subtle lighting which pairs fantastically with local Tony’s Fair Trade coffee and espresso, specialty sandwiches and scrumptious bakery items. In addition to great eats, don’t forget to check out all the great entertainment put on by AS Productions. Pick your […]
CollaborATE in the collaborative space in the Wilson Library with Zoe’s Bookside Bagels. Enjoy fresh locally-made bagels from The Bagelry and a plethora of savory spreads. We also have breakfast bagels, bagel sandwiches, soup and a variety of delicious baked goods like muffins, cookies and brownies. Zoe’s is the place to be if you want […]
Located in the center of campus on Red Square, Miller Market is a convenient, quick stop. Start your day right with a cup of local, Fair Trade, Tony’s Coffee. Keep yourself going with a hearty Avenue Bread sandwich or soup or salad made fresh in the campus kitchen. If your just looking for a quick […]
Dana graduated from Northern Arizona University in December 2017 with a BS in Environmental Studies. During her undergraduate career, she studied climate change on a Fulbright UKSI grant in England, worked as the Communications Coordinator for the university’s Office of Sustainability, and served as Public Relations Director for her chapter of Omega Phi Alpha National […]
Zoe Sheppard, originally from Maryland, is in her third year at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, where she is majoring in Environmental Studies as well as double-minoring in International Studies and Social Justice. Her passion for Fair Trade started in high school when she was responsible for developing, implementing and teaching a curriculum […]
The Queens Fair Trade campaign is focused on creating a diverse and inclusive movement of conscious consumers and advocates through education and outreach. Queens Fair Trade is determined to increase the demand and availability of fair trade products among all groups within its communities.
Ridgeway Commons features a scrumptious selection of all-you-care to eat entrees, sides, salad bar, fresh baked pizza, grill and bakery items. The staff at Ridgeway Commons take personal pleasure in providing exceptional service as many are current students or alumni of Western Washington University.