Back to School Blast!

Parker Townley August 13, 2013

There are a lot of exciting opportunities coming up. Help your campaign and make organizing easier with these resources.


Begin Thinking about how you plan to Win the Late Night Snack Photo Contest!

Late Night Snack Photo Contest

Kick the year off with a bang and join us September 16th — 27th to promote Ben & Jerry’s partnership with Fair Trade Colleges and Universities. Participating campaigns will receive ice cream for events and the Grand Prize is a year’s supply of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream!

Back to School Webinar

Learn how to kick-start your year and empower others at your first meetings on campus.

Wednesday, August 21st at 8 PM EST (5 PM Pacific)

To register click here

Regional Gatherings


Get ready to table and bring in new leaders!

Fair Trade Campaigns is hosting Regional Gatherings this Fall in Southern California & New England and you’re invited!

New England Regional Gathering

  • Saturday September 21st, 2013

Southern California Regional Gathering

  • Saturday October 5th, 2013

Read more about the gatherings here!

Go Bananas


Celebrate Fair Trade Month with the Go Bananas Challenge in October!

We’re going Bananas for Fair Trade month, and campaigns will be competing to win a $500 Whole Foods gift card.

Procurement Webinar

Get your campus to institutionalize Fair Trade purchasing

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.

Fair Trade Colleges & Universities Purchasing Policy Webinar

Tuesday September 17th at 5:00 EST/ 2:00 PDT

Register for the webinar here!




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Parker Townley, National Organizer | Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Parker Townley works for Fair Trade Colleges and Universities to help connect students and faculty with the resources they need to effectively campaign for Fair Trade on campus. In his free time Parker explores the Sierra Nevadas with his trusty backpack, roams the Bay Area in search of the perfect cup of coffee, and cultivates a small veggie garden.