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It’s October and Fair Trade Month is Here

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd October, 2012 | No Comments

Halloween_lilmonstersWe’ve launched our calendar of 31 Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade all month long! Here’s how it’s going, and how you can get involved…
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Get Ready to Fair Trade Your Halloween

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th September, 2012 | 2 Comments

Hallowen_lilmonstersGet ready! In less than a week we’ll be launching our month of Fair Trade activities so you can take action daily to support Fair Trade! Here’s a taste of what’s in store…
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Summer S’mores wrap up

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 10th September, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade smores-Hershey action2The National S’mores Day of Action on Labor Day wrapped up a summer of s’mores-making and petition-signing for Fair Trade activists across the country who urged Hershey to end child labor and poverty in the cocoa fields. Our goal was 1000 s’mores by Labor Day and we got close!
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Fair Trade Roundup: Too Much Excitement for One Headline!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 30th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair-Trade-NewsThings are happening in the Fair Trade industry; a Labor Day action, certification updates, upcoming conferences, and a whole lot more. Here’s a rundown of Fair Trade news, all in one place….your monthly Fair Trade Roundup!
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Time To Count Your Summer S’mores

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 21st August, 2012 | 6 Comments

Fair Trade Smores Hershey actionOn Labor Day, join activists from around the country in a fun Facebook action to demand that Hershey‘s and the rest of the cocoa industry END the grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields…by making a statement with s’mores!
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Fair Trade Roundup: Get a Job in Fair Trade, Find Out About Hershey Action, and More

Posted by in Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 12th July, 2012 | No Comments

Anonymous_PersonThis month in our Fair Trade Roundup, find out about a Fair Trade job opening, some summer Fair Trade actions and of course, our list of links worth checking out.
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Fair Trade S’mores Challenge Hershey this Summer

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 11th July, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fair Trade smores-Hershey action8Last week on the 4th of July Global Exchange held a s’mores event at the opening show of the famous San Francisco Mime Troupe, as part of a nationwide summer-long action calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields. Check out the pics and find out how YOU can get involved.
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S’mores Present Opportunity to Call on Hershey to End Abusive Child Labor in Cocoa Fields

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 3rd July, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade smoresWhile you’re cooking up s’mores this summer, join activists nationwide in calling on Hershey and the rest of the cocoa industry to END grinding poverty and abusive child labor in the cocoa fields.
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Fair Trade S’Mores Lovers at Higher Vision Festival

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

Fair Trade Smores6Global Exchange went to the Higher Vision Festival at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds last weekend to spread the word about Fair Trade in an unusual way.
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Lets End Child Labor Now- June 12 is World Day Against Child Labor

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 12th June, 2012 | 2 Comments

peruht_1June 12th is World Day Against Child Labor. In 2010 the world community through the International Labor Organization, adopted a “Roadmap for Elimination of the worst forms child labor by the year 2016″. With only 3 years to go, how are we doing?
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