Masks for Racial Justice Racial justice is our foundation as an organization, as we work to empower Indigenous people in Guatemala who have been systematically oppressed. This makes supporting anti-racism in the U.S. essential to who we are as an organization - no one is free, until we are all free. We have donated masks to Black Lives Matter in Brooklyn and will continue donating to similar organizations, wherever the need is greatest. When you purchase a Mask for Racial Justice that is handmade by Mercado Global artisans, you are supporting the production of two masks – one for you and one that we will donate to those on the frontlines of the racial justice movement. Each Mercado Global mask is one-of-a-kind —they’re highly effective, eco-friendly, designed for comfort, and provide critical income to Indigenous communities in rural Guatemala. These masks are meant to provide protection against the transmission of water droplets and other airborne particles. They are machine washable and can be reused daily time and time again. The Personal Face Mask is shaped to fit comfortably over the nose and chin, and secures around the head with elastic bands. Outer layer features a thick layer of handwoven cotton fabric, and the second inner layer features soft linen cotton to provide optimal protection and comfort against the face.