Apparently AASHE has sustainable procurement guidance that includes Fair Trade… http://www.aashe.org/resources/campus-fair-trade-practices-policies. Be nice to see this document.
Our campaign is participating in “Teaneck Night Out”, part of National Night Out, an event geared especially for families. In addition to our normal brochures that we have at our events, we’d like to have some activities at our table for children to do. I’m thinking something along the lines of a word search, something to color, and make something a little more mature for older children. Does anyone have any suggestions of resources we could use?
Hi there! I am wondering if you have faced problems keeping your committee motivated in the midst of busy schedules, etc? How do you maintain momentum without overwhelming people or becoming overwhelmed yourself?
How have you put together successful lectures in your town that get an interesting dialogue between people who are supporters of fair trade, are willing to speak about it the issues and local audiences?
One of the pitfalls of living in a beautiful place is that many people spend much of their off time as weekend warriors, especially in the warmer clearer months. Do any of you have any suggestions on ways to combine their love for say the ocean and getting a group to go with helping our Fair Trade town campaign locally?
We’re hosting a Fair Trade Schools webinar next Tuesday, May 20. You are invited to attend, as well as support us in getting the word out to schools in your community!
When is the webinar?
Date: Tuesday, May 20
Time: 5:00 pm ET/ 4:00 pm CT/ 2:00 pm PT
Register Here: http://bit.ly/QG6cfA
In an inquiry to OfficeMax regarding FT supplies for a congregation, we received this .pdf:
Their wording is very vague and their (mediocre) standards are not certified by a third party investigator.
Does anyone have suggestions or experience in purchasing FT or ethically/sustainably sourced office supplies?
Hoboken is looking for a summer intern to help with our campaign.
This year Fair Trade Campaigns encourages Towns, Schools, and Colleges & Universities to host bake sales, bake offs and study breaks to honor this global celebration.
Campaigns who host bake sales, bake offs or study breaks will be offered baking kits with free samples, as well as tools and materials to host successful events!
Does anyone have good tips for generating media attention for Fair Trade / Fair Trade events?