Lead for Change Blog
When we think about Fair Trade, we often think of the physical products – the coffee, tea, sugar, or handicrafts. However, we often forget the stories behind these beautiful creations and the bigger meaning of Fair Trade. If you are involved in the Fair Trade movement, you have likely heard about a wonderful organization called Mayan Hands. I recently […]
Reaching Goal #4: Commit to Fair Trade Education Goal #4 is all about Fair Trade education on your campus. To reach this goal you will need to complete the following: Sponsor Fair Trade educational events and activities on campus and work with faculty to bring Fair Trade into the classroom. The Obstacles The Solutions Knowing […]
Fair Trade Campaigns is hosting Regional Conferences this Fall in Southern California & New England and you’re invited!
Case Study of how La Mesa, CA accomplished their third goal, Engage Your Town, and their tips for other campaigns. Nancy Ryan La Mesa, CA What was your goal when tasked with this criteria? Our goal was to reach out to organizations and faith based communities within our city with the overall purpose of […]
Guest Blogger: Tamara Stenn, Professor at Keene State College According to the United Nations, the US is the world’s largest consumer by far, spending over $10 billion and making up almost 30% of the world’s consumer market in 2009. (Second to the US is Japan weighing in at just 8.5% of world consumption). For Fair […]