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April Activism Schedule

Social activism, education and social justice are at the heart of everything we do at Dean's Beans. Sometimes we struggle to show you how much we actually DO - since we also want to highlight the coffee we sell. As you all know, our coffee sales provide us with the ability to sponsor, to donate, and to do outreach here at home and abroad. So, we decided to give you a snap shot of our activism for just the month of APRIL (and wait til you see May!) 

We know that our education and social justice model SEPARATES us from those other coffee companies that simply slap on the "fair trade" label, or use the term "socially responsible" but do not back it up with ACTION. So without further ado, here is where you can find us this month:

Mass Audubon 1st ever Arcadia Climate Video Contest Sponsorship: sponsor and judge ... and just wait til you see the winning video!

University of Massachusetts Social Innovation Forum: guest speaker, highlighting social innovation in the Pioneer Valley

32nd Annual Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference at Hampshire College: sponsor and tabling

Yale Global Health Speaker at Unite for Sight Conference: Highlighted speaker addressing the impact of Culturally Competent organizations and social entrepreneurs

Specialty Coffee Association Global Coffee Expo (Seattle): sponsoring attendance of member of parliament and coffee farmer from Papua New Guinea

Local Solutions 2018: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference at Antioch University (sponsor and tabling)

Amherst College: Guest Speaker to Anthropology Students