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“Best in Fair Trade” Award Nominations Close March 31

Only 3 weeks are left to nominate organizations for the first inclusive “Best in Fair Trade” Awards for N. America nonprofits & businesses. The public can nominate (by March 31), and vote, for U.S. & Canada organizations doing exemplary work in Fair Trade in 5 categories: Most positive change in a producer community; Outstanding long-term commitment to producers; Best support of the Fair Trade movement; Most effective public education program; Most effective advocacy for trade policy reform.

FTRN created the contest since no awards existed to honor organizations across all major Fair Trade recognitions. Winners will be celebrated during World Fair Trade Day in May!

Nominate, or self-nominate, nonprofits and businesses before March 31. The public will then vote for any finalists during April.

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  1. Please consider Jolica.com for your “Best in Fair Trade” award. This 6-yr-old Canadian company is making a difference in 6 different countries — Chile, Peru, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Nepal, where they have on-going commitments with artisan partners. They have been educating the public about Fair Trade in Canada and US through home party presentations, fundraisers, and tradeshows, encouraging people to make change through conscious commerce. They are actively involved with their partners in the FTF. Please check them out and consider them! Thanks!

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