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Interested in being a Fair Trade Brand Ambassador?

Through our research and study of poverty, we’ve come to see that the best way to fight poverty is to provide dignity affirming work. Hand-out charity is only of limited good. But opportunities to earn? Those make the real difference. That’s why we actively recruit fair trade brand ambassadors for our products. Our business started …

Affordable Housing Justice Charlotte NC

Housing Injustice in Charlotte, NC

His apartment was crawling with cockroaches. He’d complained before to no avail. The management kept taking his requests and doing virtually nothing about it. There were other problems with the unit that the apartment’s staff ignored, and finally the father of three was fed up. He took his complaint to Charlotte’s Housing Department. The powers …

Fight poverty by giving the gift of employment

Want some towels? We need testing help!

Towels. You use them all the time at home. Drying fingers, cleaning up messes, wiping dishes down. They’re a necessity in the kitchen, the bathroom, the diaper bag. We’ve been scouting around for a while to find the perfect towels for our latest refugee mom employment project, and were very excited to discover some gorgeous …

How to give to the poor this Christmas

Christmas Generosity: Why Dignity is the Best Gift

(This post was first guest published on Such as Time as This blog) I was recently chatting with a Christian non-profit director about his work in Florida. His organization has a large facility that holds donated clothing and food, has a good core of committed volunteers and has a wide outreach that gives to the …

Screen printing t-shirts

The Thing About Social Justice T-Shirts

Have you noticed that social justice t-shirts have become a frontline tool for making the world a better place? From non-profits to social enterprises, shirts that support a cause have become a thing.  There’s probably good reason for that. Everyone (mostly) wears t-shirts. For organizations and businesses, this is a product that has low overhead to …