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  • Fair Trade Partnerships against Human Trafficking

    Jan 22nd 2021

    Fair Trade Partnerships against Human Trafficking

    January 2021 is the 10th anniversary of Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This movement culminated primarily on January 11, which is National Trafficking Awareness Day. This day + month are aside to…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • The Power of Self-Advocacy

    Jan 14th 2021

    The Power of Self-Advocacy

    I was robbed and quarantined in Peru. Here’s what I learned about the power of self-advocacy.Right before my scheduled 2-week work trip to Peru, my dad stopped by to drop off a couple of N95 masks to…

    Published by Joy McBrien

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  • ​Fashion Trends and Fast Fashion

    Jan 12th 2021

    ​Fashion Trends and Fast Fashion

    Before the beginning of "fast fashion,” fashion was simply a form of self-expression. For fashion designers, this came as a means of showcasing creativity, innovation, and originality. For people who…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • ​My favorite book to read at home

    Jan 7th 2021

    ​My favorite book to read at home

    I don't know about you all, but I was nearly driven insane trying to find things to do after the first few weeks of quarantine. Thankfully, I came across a veritable treasure trove of books while I wa…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • ​How does carbon offsetting work at Fair Anita?

    Jan 5th 2021

    ​How does carbon offsetting work at Fair Anita?

    Carbon offsetting is a way to cancel out carbon production created by manufacturing, flying, driving, or in our case, shipping packages. With the earth’s warming climate, investing in carbon offsets i…

    Published by Taylor Hall

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  • Is Fair Trade More Expensive

    Dec 16th 2020

    Is Fair Trade More Expensive

    Is buying fair trade really more expensive? In answering this question, we first need to take a look at our spending habits, as well as the choices that are available to us. Those who are new or even…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • ​Human Rights Day 2020

    Dec 9th 2020

    ​Human Rights Day 2020

    “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights” - Eleanor RooseveltAmerica’s longest serving First Lady couldn’t have said it more graciously and poignantly. This quote was from…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • ​Gift Guide: Jewelry for $20 or Less

    Nov 17th 2020

    ​Gift Guide: Jewelry for $20 or Less

    It’s that time of the year! Shopping, giving, receiving: the culture of shopping is even more heightened during the Holiday Season.It is hard to escape this annual cultural norm of gift giving, but yo…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • How has Feminism Changed?

    Oct 15th 2020

    How has Feminism Changed?

    Feminism can be a very sensitive topic to discuss. As a whole, feminism shouldn't be treated as a singular issue. It's actually a combination of social, political, and ideological features. However, t…

    Published by PJ Valenciano

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  • ​Why Ethical Fashion isn't a Bigger Deal

    Sep 17th 2020

    ​Why Ethical Fashion isn't a Bigger Deal

    If there is something we have learned this past year, it’s that just because we have “good intentions,” that doesn’t mean our actions don’t cause harm, and that we don’t have to own up to the harm tha…

    Published by Taylor Hall

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