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October 14, 2020

Virtual Letter Writing Party!

October 13, 2020

Join the Fair Trade Towns Committee for a Virtual Letter Writing Party on Thursday, October 15th from 5-6pm on Zoom to get the vote out before the election. Vote Forward is a non-profit working to send letters out to underrepresented minorities to increase voter turnout. The letters are written simply to encourage people to vote, […]

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October 10, 2020

This Outlet on Campus sells mainly Coffee and other small misc. breakfast items

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October 7, 2020

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October 7, 2020

Ashley Singh

October 6, 2020

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October 5, 2020

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October 5, 2020

GLOBAL CITIZEN: Here’s Why KitKat Can’t Say ‘Black Lives Matter’ While Abandoning Fairtrade

October 5, 2020

After Nestlé ditched Fairtrade this summer, we’re saying enough is enough. Why Global Citizens Should Care The UN’s Global Goal 8 for decent work targets economic growth where everybody gets the benefits of entrepreneurship and innovation. That’s always been the aim of Fairtrade too, ensuring producers in poorer countries get a fair deal from powerful […]

9th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 22, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

October 5, 2020

Move further toward giving Annual Awards to our Fair Trade retailers. Possibly, think of a fun Fair Trade event for spring/summer. Proposed timeline for giving Annual Awards for our Fair Trade retailers: In May 2021, we plan to give our Fair Trade retailers Annual Awards to post by their exit doors to signify that they […]

8th Fair Trade Minneapolis Meeting with speaker Teresa Baxter from Long Beach, CA, virtual via Zoom, Monday, February 8, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

October 5, 2020

1st meeting of 2021! After we meet & greet, guest speaker Teresa Baxter will arrive at 8 pm. In 2020, she started Fair Trade Long Beach and the Fair Trade Long Beach Retail Collective. She’s been w/ Fair Trade Los Angeles, Fair Trade Manhattan NYC, and Fair Trade Alexandria, VA. If time permits, we’ll move […]

7th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, November 9, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

October 5, 2020

Last-minute discussion about the upcoming article in the Star Tribune on Sunday, November 15, or deciding to pursue an alternative strategy to gain recognition of our Fair Trade Towns, and our Fair Trade small businesses in time for the holiday shopping season. Once again, do we expect “Fair Trade” to work its way into our […]

6th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Monday, October 19, 2020, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

October 5, 2020

We’ll discuss how to best get an article in the Star Tribune on Sunday, November 15, to introduce our Fair Trade Towns and to highlight our Fair Trade small businesses prior to shopping for the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Winter Solstice + the content of that article. Do we expect “Fair Trade” to work its way into our holiday […]

5th Fair Trade Minneapolis Steering Committee Meeting, virtual via Zoom, Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 8:00 to 9:30 pm

October 5, 2020

Meet & greet! How are we doing? We’re doing pretty well, considering … (1) Calendar: We discussed and decided on dates & times for upcoming meetings via Zoom: Our 6th meeting: Monday, Oct 5, 2020, 7:30 to 9:00 pm – Fair Trade Minneapolis 101 – More than just coffee, chocolate & trick-or-treats! – A Multimedia […]

Fair Trade Campaigns Announces the Launch of New Racial Justice Hub

October 1, 2020

  Fair Trade Campaigns is doubling down on our commitment to inclusion and equity by bringing a larger focus on racial justice to the Fair Trade conversation.  We are excited to be adding a hub of resources, along with upcoming goal revisions, aimed towards including and encouraging racial justice advocacy. Equipped with these resources, we […]

October 1, 2020

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October 1, 2020

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October 1, 2020