Fair Trade Schools Campaign Launched in U.S.

Fair Trade Campaigns, a national network of Fair Trade advocates in 170 towns and campuses across the United States, announced its newest campaign – Fair Trade Schools. Mirroring campaigns of Fair Trade Towns, and Fair Trade Colleges & Universities, Fair Trade Schools will empower K-12 students, teachers and staff to raise awareness of Fair Trade and grow demand for Fair Trade products.  The campaign launched on February 4th with 15 active campaigns in schools around the country, including 10 pilots at Phillips Exeter in Exeter, NH; Cardinal Newman in Healdsburg, CA; Teaneck High School in Teaneck, NJ; Wakeland High School in Frisco, TX; Media Elementary in Media, PA; Community School in Sun Valley, ID; St. Mary’s College High in Berkeley, CA; The Lawrenceville School in Princeton, NJ; Media-Providence Friends School in Media, PA; and Mercy Vocational High School in Philadelphia, PA.

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