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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.
We promoted the Chamber of Commerce’s COVID-19 relief efforts to help local business through a Buy Local Bonus. This was promoted in the weekly Net Impact newsletter. “Buy Local Bonus (link to website) – The City will purchase up to twenty-five $20 gift cards from various qualified local businesses. These gift cards will then be […]
We promoted COVID-19 relief efforts from Grace Central Coast in the Net Impact weekly newsletter: “Grace Central Coast (provided a link to website) – if you are in need of food, stop by the SLO Campus (1350 Osos St. SLO) Saturday morning from 8am-10am. If you are unable to go in person, there is also […]
The Fair Trade Campaigns Fair Fall programming was a hit with campaigners and advocates alike! Did you miss out on the fun of Fair Fall? Don’t fret! We’ve condensed each of the months themes and resources in our blog post entitled, “Fielding Fair Fall.” Check it out here! With the success of Fair Fall, we […]
In the fall of 2020, the Fair Trade Campaigns staff came together to ask the question, “How can we keep campaigners engaged even amidst a world full of unanswered questions and fear?” We had to forgo Fair Trade Finals since so many campuses were remote or closing early, so coming up with a new solution […]