The Campaign for Fair Trade at Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University was founded on a mission of social justice. At Roosevelt we students, faculty, and staff alike work to live up to our social justice mission, and becoming a fair trade university is precisely that–socially just. Those participating in student organization, RU Green, are working to make the University Fair trade as part of their social justice mission, and efforts to enhance sustainability on campus.
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
Reach Out to Campus Outlets
Work with your food service provider to increase the availability of Fair Trade products on campus.
Enroll Offices and Catering
Work with campus offices and catering to source Fair Trade products.
Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events
Raise awareness of Fair Trade on your campus through events, curriculum, news coverage, and more.
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.