Despite the prevalence of Afro-Latinos in the Western Hemisphere, their stories, particularly in coffee, have gone largely ignored. It’s essential that we take a moment to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of Afro-Latinos in the industry because without them, coffee would not exist as we know it today.
The Coffee Coalition for Racial Equity (CCRE) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to build greater racial diversity and equity in the U.S. coffee industry.
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Camila Coddou embarked across the country for her project Barista Behind the Bar, speaking on topics including hospitality, self-care, inclusivity, and empowerment.
Three Months After The Walkout, Coffee At Large Members Forge A New Road To Activism
“The goal is to create cash flow so we can keep doing good things. We are proud of what we’ve achieved, but we want to go bigger and lift more people.”
Starting off as a grassroots movement in the U.S., the current wave of coffee activism has become a global movement binding the industry together.
Women bear the majority of labor on Kenya’s coffee farms—but at what cost?
Two innovative events focused on creating dialogue and educating other folks about groups of people who have historically faced discrimination.
Three coffee pickers working on a farm near Santuario, Colombia, who are also trans women from the indigenous Emberá community, are the central focus of the premiere episode of a new series from UK’s Channel 4 for Facebook called “Uncovered”.