Berea College’s Fair Trade University Initiative

Solidifying our dedication to Fair Trade products and global justice. Berea College’s campaign is student-initiated and ran through People Who Care, a student-managed social justice and human rights organization, with the assistance of the full-time staff at the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service (CELTS).

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Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed April 8th, 2014

Reach out to Campus Outlets

Work with vendors and food service providers to offer at least two Fair Trade products (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, gifts) in each outlet on campus.

Completed April 7th, 2014

Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings

Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.

Completed April 11th, 2014

Commit to Fair Trade Education

Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom.

Completed March 17th, 2014

Pass Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college/university’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed January 8th, 2014

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People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 3 months Ago

Come to tonight's Cafe Social Justice to talk about environmental justice, screen a documentary, and write letters…

People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 3 months Ago

This week's organizational spotlight is The Solutions Project. The Solutions Project is leading an energy revolutio…

People Who Care

@PWC_CELTS 3 months Ago

Join us THIS WEDNESDAY for the Learning Through Service Expo from 4-6pm in Baird Lounge to hear about the wonderful…

Fair Trade Products

Mental Health Fair Basket Giveaway Alumni Lounge
Campus Coffee Iniative Campus Departments
Berea College Dining Services
Cafe SJ
Learning Center
Crossroads Cafe


Matt Walker