Entries by Heidi Pettigrew

Living Differently

Whether it’s immersive encounters at home or trips overseas, we are passionate about amplifying voices of those who have been silenced or otherwise marginalized. One of the ways to use your voice is to leverage your influence as you amplify the voices of artisans around the world through retail. At Amplify Peace, we believe this […]

Our Call to Action

What is fair trade? What is ethical shopping? What do these practices have to do with justice issues? According to the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), “Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions […]

The Slave Is Our Brother

In the Christmas carol, “O, Holy Night” there is a line that says, “The slave is our brother.” This month I am wearing a dress every day, as part of a movement called #Dressember in order to raise awareness for the fact there are more than 40 million slaves in the world today, which is […]