What are the requirements for Fair Trade Music Chapters?

New Chapters of Fair Trade Music sign paperwork where they agree to: 

  • Stay in touch with their AFM local (or a suitable proxy)
  • Stay in touch with us here in Portland
  • Gather a core committee of diverse musicians, union and non, working in diverse genres to develop an implement a local plan 
  • Sign on venues using agreements that guarantee locally determined rates that are no less than minimum wage. 
  • use FTM logos and branding

As of this writing (4/11/13) there are signatory chapters in LA, Seattle, New Orleans, Rochester NY, and the non-geographical Fair Trade Music-1000
The national website is here.  

Contact us if you'd like a copy of the chapter agreemen and related materials. 

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