What groups do you collaborate with on your campus?

Asked by asackers from Loyola Marymount University in Universities, Fair Trade Events

This year I want our campaign to collaborate with other student groups on campus. Has anyone collaborated with other student groups and what were some of the events you did together?

6 Answers - 3 years ago

What are some good documentaries with activities that I can show at events on campus?

Asked by timothy.dietzler in Universities

I am seeking suggestions on Fair Trade documentaries which might highlight activities to support building and supporting a campaign on college and university campuses. Thanks in advance for your insights,. TIm

13 Answers - 4 years ago

Fair trade books?

Asked by Jason Lemieux from Cardinal Stritch University in Universities, Retail Availability, Bookstore

We are looking for good books, movies, and otherwise to stock in our university bookstore. Does anyone have a good reading list?

3 Answers - 4 years ago

Maintain Momentum

Asked by atlanta-ga from Atlanta, Georgia in Towns, Build Your Team

Hi there! I am wondering if you have faced problems keeping your committee motivated in the midst of busy schedules, etc? How do you maintain momentum without overwhelming people or becoming overwhelmed yourself?

5 Answers - 4 years ago

What Fair Trade products does your church serve?

Asked by Courtney Lang from San Francisco, California

I am trying to get Fair Trade served after service and am wondering what companies and products you use.

4 Answers - 4 years ago

Organizations for Fair Trade Study Abroad and Immersion Trips?

Asked by Parker Townley from Baruch College

I’m pulling together a list of organizations and institutions that facilitate Fair Trade Study Abroad and Immersion Trips . Who have you gone abroad with, where did you go, and how was the experience?

For Example I know Global Exchange does a great job with immersion trips, are there other groups that also provide these opportunities? Or universities that offer semester study abroad opportunities that include Fair Trade?

Add your thoughts so we can make sure to have as many options and groups represented as possible!

1 Answer - 3 years ago

What are your Fair Trade plans this summer?

Asked by Stacia McDermott from Loras College

As we go into all the fun that summer entails, how do we keep Fair Trade at the top of our minds?

1 Answer - 4 years ago

Tim Hortons on campus?

Asked by Benjamin Conard from FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO in Universities, Retail Availability, Cafe

Word on the street is that SUNY Geneseo will be getting a Tim Hortons on campus within the next year and half. Has anyone had any experience working on fair trade specifically with Tim Hortons? Or maybe even advice about working with Starbucks that could relate?

3 Answers - 3 years ago

How have you put together successful lectures

Asked by Maria Lewytzkyj-Milligan from Santa Rosa, California in Towns

How have you put together successful lectures in your town that get an interesting dialogue between people who are supporters of fair trade, are willing to speak about it the issues and local audiences?

1 Answer - 4 years ago

How do we engage people who are fun/adventure seekers?

Asked by Maria Lewytzkyj-Milligan from Santa Rosa, California in Towns

One of the pitfalls of living in a beautiful place is that many people spend much of their off time as weekend warriors, especially in the warmer clearer months. Do any of you have any suggestions on ways to combine their love for say the ocean and getting a group to go with helping our Fair Trade town campaign locally?

2 Answers - 4 years ago

What would you like to hear about on the Fair Trade Schools Webinar?

Asked by Courtney Lang from School in Towns

We’re hosting a Fair Trade Schools webinar next Tuesday, May 20. You are invited to attend, as well as support us in getting the word out to schools in your community!

When is the webinar?
Date: Tuesday, May 20
Time: 5:00 pm ET/ 4:00 pm CT/ 2:00 pm PT
Register Here:

2 Answers - 4 years ago

Ethical/Sustainable Office Supplies?

Asked by awilson from Fair Trade St. Michael’s College in Towns, Fair Trade Education

In an inquiry to OfficeMax regarding FT supplies for a congregation, we received this .pdf:

Their wording is very vague and their (mediocre) standards are not certified by a third party investigator.

Does anyone have suggestions or experience in purchasing FT or ethically/sustainably sourced office supplies?

2 Answers - 4 years ago

Ben & Jerry’s Collaboration on Campus?

Asked by Benjamin Conard from FAIR TRADE SUNY GENESEO in Universities, Fair Trade Events

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream does not exist on our campus (and their closest Scoop Shop is an hour away) – what would be the best way to go about working with them? We have seen successful events on other campuses with them and would like to benefit from this as well!

6 Answers - 4 years ago

Do you have intern descriptions or recommendations on working with interns?

Asked by Sibel Berberoglu from Hoboken, New Jersey in Towns

Hoboken is looking for a summer intern to help with our campaign.

2 Answers - 4 years ago

What are you doing for World Fair Trade Day?

Asked by Courtney Lang from School in Towns

This year Fair Trade Campaigns encourages Towns, Schools, and Colleges & Universities to host bake sales, bake offs and study breaks to honor this global celebration.

Campaigns who host bake sales, bake offs or study breaks will be offered baking kits with free samples, as well as tools and materials to host successful events!

4 Answers - 4 years ago

How to generate media interest?

Asked by Anna McMahon from Bethlehem, New York in Towns, Media Coverage

Does anyone have good tips for generating media attention for Fair Trade / Fair Trade events?

4 Answers - 4 years ago

Getting university administration more involved

Asked by Michael Billotti from Fair Trade Fordham University in Universities, Resolutions and Procurement, Other

We are having difficulty with encouraging our University’s administration to respond to our events and cooperate with us. Any strategies to encourage a university’s staff to participate more with fair trade events or provide what we need?

1 Answer - 4 years ago

What have been some successful fair trade events?

Asked by mvleigh from Indiana University — BuyGOOD in Universities, Fair Trade Education

Our team is trying to brainstorm ideas for an interactive and educational event to engage our campus in the cause of fair trade. Has anyone held any successful events lately that were fun, interactive, and educational?

4 Answers - 4 years ago

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