"It’s more than sustainability. It’s about adding value to what’s already there."
Holiday gifting can be stressful in general, and this year — well, it might feel impossible! Many of us aren’t just searching for the perfect gift; we are trying to be intentional and impactful with our giving. Our staff has come up with a few picks of our own — gifts we’d love to give and receive — just in case you needed some inspiration.
"There is a lot of work to be done in how society views Latinx women. On average, we are the lowest paid minority women. People box us into the roles of housekeeper or cook. I asked myself, “Could I do what I do without bringing my ethnicity into it?” The answer is yes, but I want to be a part of changing that mindset. I’m a Mexican fashion designer."
When you shop locally, you are making an investment in your own community, and that makes you a vital part of our economic growth.
"Everyone wants a purpose. Sometimes, it takes a while to find it and sometimes you haven’t had the opportunity to develop it, but it’s there. I like to call it 'finding your personal rhythm.'"