Lead for Change Blog July 2013

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Point Loma Passes Fair Trade Fund!

July 18, 2013

  This May, 80% of the student body at Point Loma Nazarene University (San Diego, CA) voted to voluntarily increase their tuition by $3 per semester in the name of Fair Trade. This vote officially made Point Loma Nazarene (PLNU) the first university in the United States to voluntarily increase tuition rates for Fair Trade […]

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Purchasing Policies Webinar – Save the Date!

July 17, 2013

Attend and learn more about best practices to consider when influencing purchasers! In 2012 we rolled out purchasing policies in two towns and  and two colleges in the U.S. and have used the results to construct new resources to increase institutional Fair Trade purchasing. Following the testing of procurement policies, Fair Trade Campaigns evaluated findings […]

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Purchasing Policies Webinar – Save the Date!

July 17, 2013

Get your town or campus to institutionalize Fair Trade purchasing! In 2012 we rolled out Fair Trade Purchasing Policies in two towns and two colleges in the U.S. and we have used the results to construct new resources that will help campaigns across the country institutionalize Fair Trade purchasing! Model Procurement Policy Opportunity Assessment – for […]

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Regional Gatherings – New England & Southern California

July 12, 2013

Fair Trade Campaigns is hosting two Regional Gatherings this Fall in Southern California & New England and you’re invited!   Fair Trade Town and Fair Trade College & University campaign organizers and supporters will come together to establish regional support networks, build and grow our campaigns, and learn from our peers.   Mark your calendars […]

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Regional Gatherings- New England & Southern California

July 12, 2013

  Fair Trade Campaigns is hosting Regional Conferences this Fall in Southern California & New England and you’re invited! We’ll be gathering together our Fair Trade Towns and Fair Trade Colleges & Universities organizers for an inspirational gathering on how to grow our campaign, support each other, and learn from our peers. Mark your calendars and […]