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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: What Was Cosi’s Response to Fair Trade Action?

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups on 13th July, 2011 | 1 Comment

Photo Credit: Change.orgLast week Change.org called on fans of restaurant chain Cosi to tell the company that “life should be delicious” for cocoa farmers who currently live in poverty. So they did. And then guess what Cosi did. Find out what and more in our Fair Trade Roundup.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Fair Trade Photo Contest Entries Are In, Voting Open

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 28th June, 2011 | No Comments

2012_calendar_image-lo_res_3_largeFair Trade photo contest voting now open. Find out the details about that and a whole lot more. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time.
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Fair Trade Roundup: Check Out This Video You Won’t Want to Miss

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

soccerA video that will leave you grinning ear to ear, plus details about getting into the pages of the 2012 Fair Trade calendar and a wrap up about the Times Square Hershey rally. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time.
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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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Youth Power Party for Sweet Smarts

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 11th October, 2010 | No Comments

sweetsmartslogo_bannerWe’re now two weeks into Fair Trade Month so let’s continue this National Month of Action by organizing a Youth Power Party to start a Sweet Smarts chapter of your own.
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Film Shows Cocoa Child Slavery Continues

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 4th August, 2010 | 4 Comments

n331502629133_1212Newly released documentary The Dark Side of Chocolate reveals shocking and disturbing new evidence that child labor, trafficking, and slavery are continuing in the cocoa industry, nearly ten years after the cocoa industry pledged to end it.
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Dominican Republic Fair Cocoa Harvest Report Back

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 26th July, 2010 | No Comments

producer_bannerJoin us at the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco for a Dominican Republic Fair Cocoa Harvest Global Exchange Reality Tours Report Back by honored participants and Fair Harvesters Keri Ferencz & Hime Levine. Wednesday, July 28. 5:30 – 7:30pm
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