Lead for Change Blog
9th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#2 in 2021), virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 22, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pmMarch 2, 2021
Karen opened the meeting at 7:30 pm. To incorporate, Fair Trade Minneapolis must have a Board of Directors with at least three members. One must be the President, one must be the Secretary, and any of the three can be the Treasurer. Geen volunteered to serve as our needed third member of our Board of […]
Members of the committee shared a little more information about the Fair Trade Towns initiative for San Luis Obispo along with some Fair Trade treats after the regular Sunday 10am Community Yoga Class. These Fair Trade goodies included Divine chocolate bars provided by Slo Food Co-op and Guayaki Yerba Mate.
University Senate resolution on pursuing Fair Trade University designation
The campus center food court has a bulk condiment area that is used by all of the dining outlets. Two Fair Trade certified (Fair Trade USA), black pepper and sugar, are available.
local retailer of Bead for Life jewelry and textiles. Proceeds support Street Business School empowering entrepreneurs experiencing deep poverty in Africa and elsewhere
innovative Unitarian Universalist ministry offer dinner church (now online) and other programming to service intergenerational community.
8th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting (#1 in 2021), with speaker Teresa Baxter from Long Beach, CA, virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 8, 2021, from 7:30 to 9:00 pmFebruary 14, 2021
Teresa Baxter gave us a virtual tour of her Long Beach Retail Collective. There are 24 retailers or so involved, and it’s very impressive! Kim K volunteered to serve as member and Secretary on the Board of Directors of Fair Trade Minneapolis. Karen is also a member and President of the Board. In Minnesota, to […]
S.1819-148R calls for the university seek formal designation as a Fair Trade institution. In addition to this Student Association Senate resolution, the Graduate Student Association and University Senate also passed resolutions requesting the university to pursue Fair Trade Designation.