Green Festival Speakers

Emily Fernandez

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Emily Fernandez is a key member of Fair Trade Los Angeles (FTLA). She has been with the organization since it's beginning in 2005. In 2007, she chaired the Just Lives Festival, a city-wide festival celebrating the fair trade, buy-local and sweat-free movements. She has been the community organizer for Fair Trade Pasadena (FTP) for the last two years. FTP has been working to make Pasadena the first Fair Trade Town in Southern California, and, as of August 2011, FTP is near completion of the Fair Trade Towns criteria. She is also an adjunct English instructor at Glendale Community College and a mom.