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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Calendar Photo Contest is On!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured on 5th June, 2012 | No Comments

Fair Trade calendar contestSpring is in the air, and Fair Trade news abounds. This month in our Fair Trade Roundup, we”ve got some key dates for you to remember, plus an abundance of Fair Trade news you can use.
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Mother’s Day Fair Trade Gift Package–Made BY Women FOR Women

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Store Updates on 1st May, 2012 | No Comments

Mother's Day Gift Membership PackageThis Mother’s Day (which is Sunday May 13th in case it slipped your mind:) the folks here at Global Exchange are making it super easy for you to shower your Mom with Fair Trade love.
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Reverse Trick-Or-Treating Brings Child Labor Plight to Light

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured on 11th October, 2011 | 3 Comments

The following piece was originally written by Debra Atlas for the Redding Record Searchlight (Redding.com) An environmental journalist and blogger, Debra Atlas is reachable through www.Envirothink.wordpress.com or debraatlas@gmail.com. —————- Halloween is a time for ghosts, goblins and the latest cartoon or sci-fi characters. And oh the candy! This year is the fifth annual Reverse Trick-or-Treating […]
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Get Your Reverse Trick-or-Treating Kit Today!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 1st September, 2011 | 2 Comments

RTTpirateReverse Trick-or-Treating is back for it’s fifth year to give you the opportunity to treat-n-teach your neighbors! This year, Global Exchange is offering a limited quantity of kits to individuals so be sure to get your order in quickly!
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Fair Trade Activism Goes High-Tech

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 14th July, 2011 | No Comments

ConsumerAlertIn supermarkets across the nation, activists are informing shoppers about the labor violations associated with Hershey’s chocolate products with smartphone-enables “Consumer Alert” cards on the shelves where the chocolate bars can be found.
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Hey Hey, Ho Ho, Child Labor has got to Go!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 13th June, 2011 | 2 Comments

Photo Credit: Diane LentWorld Day Against Child Labor was on Sunday, June 12th. Four days prior, the ‘Raise the Bar Hershey’ rally took place in front of the Hershey store in Times Square. School children and social justice activists, along with Kerry Kennedy, President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Lee Cutler, […]
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CALL IN ACTION TODAY: Act to End Hershey Child Labor in Solidarity With NY Rally

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 8th June, 2011 | No Comments

Kerry Kennedy speaking out against HersheyIn solidarity with those rallying in NY to to end Hershey child labor practices, TODAY is a national call in action organized by the Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign. Find out how to join others in calling Hershey today.
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Kerry Kennedy to Join Youth in Rally to Demand That Hershey ‘Raise the Bar’

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 6th June, 2011 | 2 Comments

Kerry Kennedy Photo Credit: humanrightsfirst.orgWith World Day Against Child Labor right around the corner, students and social justice leaders and groups will gather in front of the Hershey Store in Times Square to call on Hershey to eliminate forced, trafficked and child labor from its cocoa supply chain. Read about the details, and what you can do if you’re not able to make it to the rally.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Models Strut Their Stuff Next Week

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 25th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

ft-modelsModels are hot, but Fair Trade models are even hotter! Next week some Fair Trade models will be stepping out during an annual Human Rights Awards Gala. Ben & Jerry are emceeing, and guests will be served Fair Trade Certified ice cream. Find out about this and other news in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Activists Take on Hershey’s

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Featured, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 28th April, 2011 | No Comments

BehindBars_largeToday, the Hershey Company’s board of directors and shareholders came together for their annual meeting in Hershey, Pennsylvania. So, what better day than today to call on Hershey’s to chart a new course into a future free of child labor and poverty in communities that grow the company’s cocoa. Green America’s Fair Trade coordinator, Elizabeth […]
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