Palms Tee

SkatePal, a Palestinian non-profit organization, supports and encourages young skaters in an attempt to foster community and break down barriers between class, race, gender and age. From them comes a climate-neutral, sweatshop-free graphic T-shirt depicting the country’s palm tree-lined landscape. Printed by Awesome Merchandise and designed by Philip Joa, the shirt reads “skate” on front and  “Palestine” on the back. All proceeds go to supporting …

Native Land Digital’s Map Shows What Indigenous Territory You’re On

Canadian non-profit Native Land Digital (mostly funded by the Kalliopeia Foundation) is an Indigenous-led organization that runs Native-Land.ca—a searchable online map that shows Native territories, nations, languages and treaties. Users can search with “settler names” on or off, and when an Indigenous label is clicked, a link appears which leads to extra reading, images and related maps. While some countries are more populated than others …

Food Forward Redirects 250 Million Pounds of Food from Landfills to Those in Need

Founded in 2009, LA-based non-profit Food Forward is celebrating a milestone achievement: redirecting 250 million pounds of food (about one billion servings) from landfills to communities facing food insecurity. This could not have happened without the organization’s nimble navigation of Southern California’s food distribution system. After saving fresh produce from predominately wholesale recovery programs, Food Forward stores it at their refrigerated Produce Pit Stop and …