Category Archives: College/University

A forum for people who are interested in organizing around Fair Trade on campus.

Fair Trade Colleges and Universities Leadership Training


Royce Hall at UCLA, Thursday, February 28, 2013

Directed by Parker Townley, the National Organizer for Fair Trade Colleges and Universities at Fair Trade USA

Attending: 25 students committed to Fair Trade from UCLA, Fuller Theological Seminary, Loyola Marymount University, California Lutheran University and 4 representatives of Fair Trade LA.

Diana Percival and Joan Harper of Fair Trade LA assisted in the training.


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How can we create demand on campus?


How can we create demand?

Education (Raising awareness on campus)
1. Classroom presentations
2. Club presentations
o Present to friends first for an honest opinion
3. Events on campus

Organizing on campus
4. Connect with other clubs-Show how FT relates to their purpose
5. Recruit students who are interested in FT

Learn the facts
6. Gather information on Fair Trade vs. Free Trade
7. Research Fair Trade