Lead for Change Blog August 2012

Organizer Spotlight: Nicole Main – Bloomington, IN

August 30, 2012

Here is a blog written by Fair Trade Bloomington’s Nicole Main.  Read on to discover where Bloomington is at in the process to becoming a Fair Trade Town and what kind of relationships have fueled their success!   My name is Nicole Main, and I work with the Fair Trade Bloomington campaign. Our committee’s main […]

RECORDING: Fair Trade Month Event Planning Webinar

August 27, 2012

On August 15, Fair Trade Towns USA hosted a webinar called Fair Trade Month Planning.  With the help of two of our local lead organizers, Lisa Dunaway (Fair Trade Winter Park) and Ryan Midden (Fair Trade Boston), this webinar gave an overview of the Go Bananas for Fair Trade initiative, and provided tips on how […]

Jenn visiting the artisans of Hajiganj Kaisa Basket in Bangladesh, making the Fair Trade baskets we sell at Ten Thousand Villages.

Campaign Spotlight: Winter Park, Florida

August 24, 2012

Guest Blogger:  Jennifer Shroeder, Co-Manager at Ten Thousand Villages-Winter Park and Steering Committee Member with Fair Trade Winter Park   Here is a blog post from the small, but mighty team in Winter Park/Orlando, Florida.  Winter Park recently became the 27th Fair Trade Town in the USA and here you’ll discover their path to becoming […]

Webinar: Fair Trade Month Event Planning

August 10, 2012

Date:  Wednesday, August 15 Time: 5:00 pm PST/8:00 pm EST Register Here!  We invite you to register for our next webinar titled, Fair Trade Month Event Planning on Wednesday, August 15.  The webinar is 100% free so be sure to reserve your spot today! Why should you attend? It will be perfect for those who […]

Bruce Crowther, founder of Fair Trade Towns, came all the way from Garstang U.K. mingle with US advocates!

Fair Trade Campaigns Conference: Registration Open!

August 7, 2012

When:  Friday – Sunday, October 26 – 28, 2012 Where:  Chicago, IL Register here for the Fair Trade Campaigns Conference! Join us for the second Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference this Fall!  The conference will bring together leaders and organizers from Fair Trade Towns and Fair Trade Colleges & Universities campaigns at all stages, as […]