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10 Years After Katrina: 2006 Global Exchange Human Rights honoree Malik Rahim and Common Ground Relief
Posted by Admin in People to People Blog » Featured on Aug 29 2015, 5:41 pm
During the chaos of Hurricane Katrina and in the devastation that followed, Malik Rahim stood his ground, demanding justice for those left behind. He forced the media to recognize the failures of the government and the racial and social inequalities long plaguing the Gulf Coast that were exposed by the hurricane. Mr. Rahim has become a leading organizer in rebuilding his community in New Orleans. We invite you read a recent update we received from Common Ground Relief and their continued work 10 years after Katrina.
Posted by Admin in People to People Blog on Sep 1 2015, 9:55 pm
This year, Green Festival Expo will be back at the LA Convention Center Sept. 25-27th for a 3 day show comprising of innovative speakers, kids activities, over 250 green businesses, a yoga pavilion and cooking demos. The speaker line-up is unique this year with a variety of topics ranging from global warming to sustainable fashion.
Posted by Admin in Global Exchange Fair Trade Blog on Apr 14 2015, 5:54 am
Amid coconut boom, Fair Trade certification empowers farmers and workers to improve their lives and protect the environment. Although coconut products are booming in popularity, the individuals producing them are not always reaping the rewards. There is a significant gap between skyrocketing sales in North America and poverty level incomes earned by farmers in key coconut producing economies.
Posted by Admin in Reality Tours on Aug 24 2015, 7:44 pm
It may be hard to believe, but the New Year is just a few months away. Why not celebrate this one abroad? This year, our 2016 New Year's trips feature two special Reality Tours to Cuba and Ecuador. You'll not only learn a lot, but have some fun along the way!