Lead for Change Blog
FIRST FAIR TRADE TOWN IN N.C. In the summer of 2012 Nadia took her students on a class visit to Ten Thousand Villages to learn about how Fair Trade can be a solution to exploitive labor practices in the fashion industry. The store manager Keilayn Skutvik mentioned the Fair Trade Towns movement as a possible […]
Guest Blogger: Jennifer Shroeder, Co-Manager at Ten Thousand Villages-Winter Park and Steering Committee Member with Fair Trade Winter Park Here is a blog post from the small, but mighty team in Winter Park/Orlando, Florida. Winter Park recently became the 27th Fair Trade Town in the USA and here you’ll discover their path to becoming […]
It is so empowering to be a part of a worldwide campaign. I hope that one day Fair Trade is not just a limited option, but instead the opposite; the only option. I am excited to continue to develop relationships with those dedicated to the fair trade movement. I am proud to know that I have had something to do with the awareness of fair trade in my own community, and I am ready to see this movement grow into something beautiful!