Fair Trade Vanderbilt University
Students Against Modern Slavery at Vanderbilt is dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking and supporting local organizations and victims by fundraising and volunteering. It is our goal to educate the people of Nashville and students of Vanderbilt by making Vanderbilt a Fair Trade University that promotes farmers and workers who are justly compensated.
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
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.
Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings
Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.
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.
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.