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  • How the University of Iowa Became the First Fair Trade University in the Big Ten

    May 22, 2020

    Wow, we made the University of Iowa a Fair Trade University! The news broke on April 8th after the President signed our resolution. Honestly, this was a shock to me. I did not expect administration to be focused on procurement policies during a global pandemic, but hey, I’m not complaining! Now that we’ve achieved our […]

  • We’re Hiring: 2020-21 Fellowship Applications Now Open!

    April 16, 2020

    Learn more and apply here: https://bit.ly/FTC2020-21Fellow Are you passionate about Fair Trade and social justice? Are you a student or recent graduate looking for rewarding part-time work? Do you want to gain hands-on experience supporting grassroots organizers, developing leaders, building regional networks, and executing communications strategies? If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

  • Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19

    April 6, 2020

    By Billy Linstead Goldsmith, Director of Fair Trade Campaigns. As we all grapple with the upheaval to our everyday lives, our attention is naturally becoming hyper-focused on the things and people immediately surrounding us. For students, campuses closing with little warning has interrupted close friendships and campus initiatives. New learning styles are now required and […]

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