Lead for Change Blog October 2018

Farewells and Welcomes: Fair Trade Campaigns Fellows

October 31, 2018

As the Fair Trade movement continues to grow across the U.S., we are more grateful than ever for the strength of our regional networks. In the Mid Atlantic, Northeast, Southwest and Great Lakes, these networks bring together town, college and university, school and congregation campaigns to learn from and collaborate with one another. None of this […]

Fair Trade Finals – Fall 2018

October 10, 2018

Fall 2018 Program Highlights We worked with 86 campaigns on college and high school campuses in 29 states across the country who have strong relationships with campus administration and food service and are influential voices in their communities.   Of the 86 total campuses, we had 73 colleges and universities and 13 high schools participating in the Fall 2018 program.   Campus events reached almost 10,000 people – including students, faculty, dining staff and campus administration – with Fair Trade educational materials, product samples and other activities.  Here’s your chance to get some […]

Fair Trade’s Role in Supporting the UN SDGs

October 1, 2018

Fair Trade is a global movement and Fair Trade certification ensures that products are produced according to rigorous economic, social and environmental standards. Fair Trade seeks to enable economic development through equitable trading partnerships, ensuring consumers that the products they purchase were grown, harvested, and traded in ways that improve lives, benefit communities and protect […]