Executive Director, Fair Trade LA
Elisha Chan currently serves as the Executive Director of Fair Trade Los Angeles and is also the founder of Elisha C., an ethical brand on a mission to end poverty through job creation. She found her passion for Fair Trade and social impact while traveling on many Haiti trips as a student at UCLA and started her social enterprise six months after she graduated. As Executive Director of Fair Trade LA, Elisha is part of a team to make Los Angeles the largest Fair Trade City in the U.S. In her role with Elisha C., she works with many artisans and producers throughout Haiti, while doing philanthropy work in a small village called Fond Doux where she has established a Scholarship Program, sending underprivileged youth to school, from preschool to university.
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An effective fundraising strategy can help your fair trade campaign or organization grow leaps and bounds. In this workshop, Fair Trade Los Angeles and Chicago Fair Trade directors share what fundraising has allowed them to accomplish. The seasoned fundraiser who trained both organizations on direct ask fundraisers will also be on hand to explain how to build a team who will help you raise money, tackle your fears, and create a culture of fundraising to strengthen your fair trade advocacy and ensure that your campaign or organization is sustainable.
Addressing sustainability and social responsibility in the 2nd largest city in the U.S. presents unique challenges and opportunities. Learn from leaders in local government, higher education, and social movements like Fair Trade about the strategies and accomplishments positively impacting the Los Angeles community.
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