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About Us

The Color of Coffee Collective is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to driving equitable change throughout every facet of the specialty coffee supply chain. We believe that true transformation is achieved by listening to communities, providing education, and implementing action plans that address their specific needs.

Our mission is to serve as a guide and hold the industry accountable, ensuring that our educational initiatives not only inspire but also create tangible, lasting impact. Through collaboration and commitment, we strive to build a more inclusive and equitable coffee industry for all.

Keith Hawkins
Founder & CEO

MsTrena Byas
Administrative Assistant

Erica Petropoulos-Justice
Chief Marketing and Outreach Officer

Dee Rosa
Creative Director

Our Partners

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