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1st Annual Fair Trade College Festival – Celebrating Chocolate!

January 22, 2021

1st Annual Fair Trade College Festival ‘Celebration of Chocolate’ (2:00-4:00 pm) With Fairtrade smores, info., scavenger hunt, and games. Winter Events, Bonfire, Vermont Gelato

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January 19, 2021

Fair Trade Committee Net Impact Meeting

January 19, 2021

We will be introducing the Fair Trade Project and the Fair Trade Committee members at Net Impact’s general meeting this Thursday from 11am-12pm. Come meet the impactful community organizers working on this project and discuss the importance of Fair Trade within the local San Luis Obispo community!

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January 19, 2021

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

January 19, 2021

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church was serving Fair Trade, locally roasted coffee for their after-service coffee hour and have pledged to continue doing so once events are in-person again. So far, they have only purchased regular coffee, but plan to extend their contribution to include decaf once coffee hour resumes.

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January 19, 2021

Marywood University Fair Trade Resolution

January 15, 2021

Commitment from Marywood University and the President to continue delivering on the goals of Fair Trade designation.

Resolution supporting UW-Madison’s efforts to become a Fair Trade University

January 15, 2021

The University of Wisconsin–Madison passed resolutions in support of Fair Trade Campus through its’ Student, Academic Staff, and Faculty shared governance bodies in 2020.

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January 14, 2021

Fair Trade Prayer Service

January 6, 2021

We hosted a Fair Trade prayer service that the entire school community attended. Members of the club led the school in prayer, scripture, petitions, and reflections centered around fair working conditions and the dignity of workers as described by Catholic Social Teaching.

13th film screening.

January 6, 2021

Make Manhatttan Fair and LifeWay partnered to The event explored the link between human trafficking, prison labor and criminal justice, and raised awareness of how Fair Trade provides an avenue for consumers to purchase ethically-sourced products. Recap of Virtual Screening of 13th: Exploring the intersection of race, criminal justice and human trafficking

13th film screening.

January 6, 2021

Make Manhatttan Fair and LifeWay partnered to The event explored the link between human trafficking, prison labor and criminal justice, and raised awareness of how Fair Trade provides an avenue for consumers to purchase ethically-sourced products. Recap of Virtual Screening of 13th: Exploring the intersection of race, criminal justice and human trafficking

Food Education Event with Cal Poly Green Campus

January 5, 2021

SLO Food Co-op (led by Kasey, one of the Fair Trade Town Committee members) recently partnered with the Cal Poly SLO Green Campus Team on Instagram Live, where they engaged in a 30-minute talk educating the audience about local sustainability practices and student initiatives that inform people’s environmental impact. They touched on fair trade inclusion, […]

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December 29, 2020

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December 22, 2020