Lead for Change Blog
As a chapter of Free the Slaves Inc. as well as a Fair Trade School, we dually promote the use of Fair Trade and combat human trafficking in our school in four ways: 1) Publicizing (Fair Trade/Trafficking Awareness events & promotion) 2) Change Legislation (organizing petition signings, legislative phone banking) 3) Fundraising (Fair Trade food […]
Fair Trade Weekend Love Your Neighbor with Your Dollar The Invitation: Equal Exchange Fundraiser The Dates: Saturday, April 6th* or Sunday, April 7th* https://equalexchange.coop/ee-and-you/fundraising Benefits of an Equal Exchange Fundraiser – 40% profits on sales – No minimum orders or upfront costs – Free catalogs & shipping on orders over $135 – Delivery of shipment […]
The Quincy Fair Trade Task Force is partnering with Quincy College this year in order to Share the Love with farmers and artisans in Ghana, Vietnam & Ecuador. Participating is simple! We’ll have a table set up with Valentine’s Day cards. You stop by and fill out a card. We’ll have some Equal Exchange chocolate […]
The River will be joining with thousands of others across in celebrating artisans and farmers in Ghana, Vietnam, and Ecuador by taking some time in our Sunday morning service to write a few Valentine’s Day card notes to them. Join us if you can!
Registration is limited, so please be sure to sign up if you are interested in coming: https://sundayfundayakeelah.eventbrite.com Join us for a little fun and relaxing as we kick off February Vacation Week. We’ll be showing the movie Akeelah and the Bee. Wear your PJ’s if you want. (Not required.) Bring a blanket or pillow if […]
Still fine-tuning: Looking to do a fashion show on April 24th which is Fashion Revolution Day. The show will focus on how clothing can be trendy and fashionable while being ethically responsible.
Laurel Athletics holds a Lacrosse Tournament hosting over 12 teams. We will be a booth that provides beverages: hot cocoa, coffee, tea homemade baked items Everything will use ingredients that have been Fair Trade certified. We will have pamphlets and brochures available
Will reshow the True Cost Documentary- my goal is to promote an ethical fashion show in preparation for a Fashion Revolution April, 24. My senior speech which is Feb. 7 and will spotlight fast fashion-so, natural to show The True Cost at my club meeting on 2/11
Clubs at Laurel will provide food that reflects their clubs interest. The Fair Trade Club plans to make food items that are both sweet and savory. Beverages also will be present.
We offer fair trade coffee on a daily bases to our teachers and students, especially during our morning and after school meetings. Next to our coffee machine we have flyers and information about fair trade.
Fair Trade UConn is an organization committed to raising awareness about the benefits of fair trade. Purchasing fair trade certified products supports environmentally sustainable practices, reduces poverty, and ensures fair wages and humane working conditions for workers. This club will be part of a global effort to normalize fair trade as an institutional preference and […]