Another World is Possible! WTO+20 and the Justice Movements of Today

Please register so we know how much food to order! Today in Seattle, and around the world, social movements are taking to the streets, striking, locking down, and engaging in multiple forms of direct action. These tactics build collective power to transform the intersecting crises of our times into opportunities for equity, healing, and sustainability. […]
Nov 8, 2019

2018 Year In Review

Reflect, Listen and Learn at Year in Review Our panel of experts will discuss politics, homelessness, international affairs, and other hot topics of 2018—and make their predictions for what is to come in 2019. The conversation will be moderated by Q13 News Political Analyst C.R. Douglas. Panelists (to date) Colleen Echohawk, Executive Director, Chief Seattle […]
Sep 20, 2018

Civic Cocktail: Senator Murray + Gary Locke

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) will join host Joni Balter to discuss the Child Care for Working Families Act, education and much more. Also, former U.S. Ambassador to China and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke will weigh in on the 2020 U.S. Census and international trade. Limited tickets available at the […]
Apr 11, 2018

Seattle Sales Job Fair

Seattle Professional Career Event – Sales & Management Specific HireLive is a national career service company specializing in Sales, Retail and Management Career Fairs, and has more than a decade of experience in connecting job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ […]
Nov 27, 2017

Washington Fair Trade Coalition fundraiser breakfast

Please join us at our fair trade coalition annual breakfast. Our theme this year is “How Has NAFTA Affected Workers and Immigrants? How Can We Make NAFTA 2.0 Work for all of Us?”
Sep 18, 2017
The Specialty Coffee Association of the Americas conference in Seattle this week is all about improving the experiences of coffee consumers. But some participants are looking at how it can improve the lot of growers too. (Photo courtesy SCAA)

Ensuring the global coffee boom gives farmers a fair shot

A giant coffee conference held in Seattle this week will include local efforts to help coffee farmers escape poverty.
Apr 10, 2015
Tuna loins are offloaded at Waepure, one of the Indonesian fishing villages involved in the new Fair Trade tuna program. (Photo by Paul Hilton / Fair Trade USA)

Fair trade seafood, coming soon to your grocery store

Haunted by horror stories from fisheries in the Global South? A new fair trade seafood labeling system is on the way.
Mar 6, 2015
Founded in 1986, Equal Exchange it is the oldest and largest Fair Trade coffee company in the U.S. The company's highest paid employee may not make more than four times what the lowest paid employee does. (Photo by Anna Goren)

Confusion on aisle four: Making sense of fair trade food labeling

In a confusing world of food marketing where ‘gluten-free’ is mistaken as a panacea for health and ‘free-range’ might mean that a chicken stepped outside of it’s cage into a patch of grass for ten minutes, we have every right to believe that we’re misinformed about what we eat. It’s hard enough out there for a well-meaning […]
May 9, 2014