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How to Care for the Earth Through Your Closet

As conscious citizens, we aim to make the world a better place through our collective action and purchasing practices. Why not combine your Earth Day and Fashion Revolution commemorations by caring for the Earth through your closet? Here are five ways to care for the planet and garment workers simultaneously.

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Press Release: Official Launch of FAIR Talks Podcast

Los Angeles - March 30, 2022 - Fair Trade LA, the nonprofit organization championing Fair Trade products and practices in Los Angeles since 2005, today announced the official launch of “Fair Talks,” a Fair Trade LA original podcast hosted by Elisha Chan, the Executive Director of Fair Trade LA. The show will dive into all the facets of fair trade, sustainability, and effective solutions to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. 

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What’s the Connection Between the Super Bowl and Human Trafficking?

This year, Super Bowl LVI will be hosted in Los Angeles as the Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals. As supporters of fair trade, we care deeply about how people are treated. We’ve all likely heard that the week of the Super Bowl is one of the largest sex trafficking weeks of the year. And the city council of Los Angeles has been ramping up their efforts to combat trafficking as the Super Bowl draws closer. But is there really a connection between the Super Bowl and sex trafficking?

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8.25.2020 - LA City Council voted to become a Fair Trade City

Given the chaos that’s been going on in 2020, and the celebration of the hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage, I believe this is exactly the right moment to bring forward this fantastic Fair Trade vision to guide us into a purchasing future that is more sane, more just and more fair to all the City’s partners around the globe.

Councilmember Paul Koretz

The tremendous purchasing power we have as the nation's second-largest city offers us both opportunity and responsibility. Today's action moves us closer to not just declaring Los Angeles a fair trade city, but to leading by example and updating our purchasing policies to require LA to purchase only goods produced with fair labor practices, healthy and safe work environments, fair prices, worker empowerment, community investment, and environmentally sustainable practices and products.

Councilmember Mike Bonin

Today the City of Los Angeles joined the ranks of over 2,000 Fair Trade cities around the world. This action is long overdue and will ensure that Los Angeles will continue to promote fair wages, safe work environments, and environmentally sustainable practices throughout our procurement process.

Councilmember Joe Buscaino

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Our Vision

Fair Trade LA will establish the widespread sales of Fair Trade products as a viable and ethical choice for improving the lives of global farmers and artisans while enriching the lives of local consumers with quality and sustainable products.

Our Mission

     Fair Trade LA educates and inspires consumers to embrace Fair Trade products so global farmers and artisans have the opportunity to earn a fair and sustainable living.

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