Green Festival Speakers

Sam Bills



Sam Bills is the executive manager of Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena. Founded in 2006 Ten Thousand Villages Pasadena has built on the long legacy of its parent organization to become recognized in the Los Angeles area as an exceptional fair trade retailer and a catalyst for increasing market awareness and demand for fair trade. Sam has spoken about fair trade with audiences ranging from the second grade class at Mckinley Elementary to students at the Institute for the Environment at UCLA, from the Sierra Club to local church groups and worship services. In addition to his work with Ten Thousand Villages Sam has also been involved with grassroots campaigns like Fair Trade Los Angeles and Buy Local Pasadena that focus on local and global economic justice issues and promote sustainable development.