Berea College’s Fair Trade University Initiative
Solidifying our dedication to Fair Trade products and global justice. Berea College’s campaign is student-initiated and ran through People Who Care, a student-managed social justice and human rights organization, with the assistance of the full-time staff at the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service (CELTS).
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
Reach out to Campus Outlets
Work with vendors and food service providers to offer at least two Fair Trade products (e.g. coffee, tea, sugar, gifts) in each outlet on campus.
Source Fair Trade at Events & Meetings
Serve up Fair Trade coffee, tea and other products in offices, at events and through catering.
Commit to Fair Trade Education
Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom.
Pass Fair Trade Resolution
Draw up a resolution that reflects the college/university’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.