Lead for Change Blog
During the biweekly (twice a month) Asian Student Alliance meeting, our council members gave a presentation on what fair trade products are, what a campaign does, and interacted one-on-one with interested students. From this event, we were able to recruit new members, along with getting underclassmen to commit to carrying on the campaign after our […]
Gave a presentation to the high school PTO detailing fair trade products, the goals of the campaign, and current steps being taken to reach them. Also discussed plans for the rest of the school year.
Members of the BHHS Fair Trade Campaign showed up at the first Bloomfield Hills High School home football game on September 24, 2021, to sell Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream again! A sign featuring the Fair Trade logo and a QR code that linked to a page about Fair Trade demonstrated how the product was […]
At the kickoff PTO meeting for the year, the BHHS Fair Trade Campaign donated bottles of Honest Tea for the refreshments table. This is one of our initiatives in collaboration with the BHHS PTO, as they continue to support our work of promoting Fair Trade Products.
In collaboration with the BHHS PTO, the BHHS Fair Trade Campaign worked with the Hospitality Committee to put Fair Trade coffee in each of the Teacher Work Rooms across the school. Each basked was filled with items for coffee, including Fair Trade Green Mountain coffee pods. In an announcement from the PTO, we informed teachers […]
Lowell Market is a dining marketplace located near Memorial Union, Memorial Library, and State Street with beautiful views of Lake Mendota. It is housed within the Lowell Center. Equipped with multiple stations, Lowell offers customers with a wide variety of meals and snacks.
Four lucky people will win a $250 gift card: This Fair Trade Month, Ask Yourself: Do Your Dollars Do More?October 4, 2021
Take Part in the “My Dollars Do More” Giveaway! Consider participating in the ‘Do Your Dollars Do More’ giveaway from Fair Trade USA as part of your Fair Trade Month efforts! Go into EITHER local grocery stores OR major retailers (Target, Whole Food, Costco and/or Walmart) and take photos of Fair Trade Certified (FTUSA) products […]
19th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#12 in 2021) virtual via Zoom, Monday, Sep 20, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pmOctober 4, 2021
At this meeting, (1) we’ll meet and greet: How was your summer? (2) we’ll re-entertain the design of our Fair Trade Award – 8-1/2 x 11″ to be printed on SYNAPS OM polyester (wipe-off waterproof) to be posted at the exit door of retailers and cafés selling two or more Fair Trade products. http://www.nekoosacoated.com/Products/Offset/Synaps-OM.aspx Thanks […]
Union South is our south campus living room. The 2011 building includes a 350-seat movie theater; a recreation center with bowling, billiards, a two-story climbing wall, and video games; an eco-conscious hotel; an art gallery; eight dining options; and a variety of meeting rooms. While still considered one venue per Fair Trade Campaigns criteria, Union […]