How Becoming a Fair Trade Advocate Led Me Back to Faith

We cannot expect a transformed world until we can clearly and honestly examine the ways we contribute to human suffering.

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Leah Wise

The People Behind Your Purchase

Erin Mackey

Purchasing is always a moral, and not simply economic act. —Pope Benedict XVI A Different Kind of Factory Nestled in the lush foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina sits a small cut-and-sew cooperative. Driving along the windy...


New Video: The Power Behind Your Purchase

Have you ever considered who made your clothes, jewelry or food? There is a person behind each of these products. Learn about the importance of our purchasing decisions and hear from women whose lives have changed thanks to better business....


Top 5 Elements of an Epic Youth Conference

Erin Mackey

“Dear young people, let yourselves be taken over by the light of Christ, and spread that light wherever you are.” —St. John Paul II Young people today are living out the message of St. John Paul II and spreading the...


A Daughter’s Perspective: Mother’s Day Gifts

Erin Mackey

I am not a mother.Someday, God-willing I will be, but this Mother’s Day I am on the giving end. And, while “gift giving” is not my top love language (for those 5 Love Languages fans out there), I do like...


That We May Know Easter Joy: Lament for Rana Plaza

Christopher Cox

On April 24, 2013, near Dhaka in Bangladesh, the eight-story Rana Plaza building collapsed taking the lives of 1,134 workers and injuring more than 2,500. Littered among the rubble were labels for American brands, as much of the clothing produced...