Urbana Fair Trade
If you are interested to serve on the core committee or becoming a regular volunteer, email us at UCFairTrade@gmail.com
You can keep an eye out for retail outlets that sell fair trade items and tell us about them through this short survey: http://tinyurl.com/UCFairTradeRetail. You can also tell what they are selling by filling out this survey: http://tinyurl.com/UCFairTradeItem.
If you know of a Community Organization already offering a fair trade item, please tell us about them through this short survey: http://tinyurl.com/UCFairTradeCommunityOrgs.
GOAL 4 GET MEDIA LOVE
If you are purchasing a fair trade item, use the hashtag #UCFairTrade to show us some love on Social Media and follow us @UCFairTrade on twitter!
Build Your Team
The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.
Reach out to Retailers
Work with retail locations in your town to offer two or more Fair Trade products.
Enroll Community Organizations
Each town must have a certain number of community organizations using or serving Fair Trade products.
Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events
Raise awareness of Fair Trade in your community through educational events, media coverage, and other activities.
Pass a Fair Trade Resolution
Work with your city or town council to pass a resolution in support of Fair Trade.