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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 […]
Fair Trade Minneapolis meets Fair Trade USA! 3rd Fair Trade Minneapolis Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, August 24, 2020, from 7:30 pmAugust 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. […]
Alyssa joined the Fair Trade Federation team in 2020. She is active in the Lancaster hub of the Global Shapers Community, 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 organization dedicated to assisting individuals in selecting […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia Presentation via ZoomAugust 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.