Rockhurst University

We strive to make Rockhurst University, located in Kansas City, MO, a Fair Trade campus. Through events, education, and awareness, we wish to inspire the RU community to become more ethical and embrace our Ignatian values.
#RUFairTrade

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed April 1st, 2015

Reach Out to Campus Outlets

Work with your food service provider to increase the availability of Fair Trade products on campus.

Completed February 14th, 2017

Enroll Offices and Catering

Work with campus offices and catering to source Fair Trade products.

Completed April 5th, 2016

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Raise awareness of Fair Trade on your campus through events, curriculum, news coverage, and more.

Completed April 3rd, 2016

Pass a Fair Trade Resolution

Draw up a resolution that reflects the college’s commitment to Fair Trade and pass it through the appropriate decision-making bodies for approval.

Completed October 24th, 2016

From Our Blog

American Fair Trade

April 6, 2017 There are multiple reasons to promote Fair Trade. Fair Trade Certified products benefit whole communities, compensate producers and workers adequately, and produce high quality products. Fair Trade pr...

Change the World with what YOU Wear

March 21, 2017   One of the biggest industries in our world is Fast Fashion. Fast Fashion refers to retailers such as Forever 21, H&M, Target, and Wal-Mart, etc. These retailers strive to keep their custome...

Five Fair Trade Teas to Try

February 23, 2017  We here at the Rockhurst Fair Trade Initiative appreciate a good cup of Fair Trade Coffee. That being said, we really appreciate an amazing cup of tea! Of course, you are free to your own opinion, ...

Fair Trade Products

Einsteins Brothers Massman
Thomas Moore Dining Hall Massman
Barnes and Noble Massman Basement
Starbucks Massman Basement
The Roasterie

Resources

Fair Trade Information Packet

February 14, 2017 Download

Fair Trade Resolution

November 9, 2016 Download

Members

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