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Choo-Choo-Choose Fair Trade this Valentine’s Day

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

valentinecardFor four years, Global Exchange has organized its National Valentine’s Day of Action by encouraging educators nationwide to bring social justice into the classrooms by teaching Global Exchange’s Fair Trade cocoa curriculum. Bringing Fair Trade into the classrooms teaches the youth to support small farmers across the world, who are standing up against exploitation by transforming trade one cocoa bean at a time.

Fair Trade in the Classroom

Posted by in Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 19th February, 2009 | No Comments

After putting up the last post about this year’s National Valentine’s Day of Action, our Fair Trade campaign department sent over a photo from a participant. Here’s a photo of the bulletin board outside my social studies classroom at Kellogg School in Falls Village, CT – Amy Lake Thanks Amy and everyone at Kellogg School […]

National Valentine’s Day of Action Update

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 18th February, 2009 | No Comments

Just checked in with our Global Exchange Fair Trade Cocoa campaign and they tell us that the 2nd National Valentine’s Day of Action was a complete success. Last year, educators nationwide educated nearly 2,000 kids about Fair Trade through our National Valentine’s Day of Action. Through this action, educators used Global Exchange’s Fair Trade curriculum […]