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Fair Trade Roundup: Reality T.V. Star Launches Fair Trade Line

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 27th July, 2011 | No Comments

Gretchen Jones sporting one of her Fair Trade necklaces Photo Credit: www.portlandmonthlymag.comA reality t.v. competition winner brings Fair Trade jewelry to the market, the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store in San Francisco introduces new Fair Trade shoe line, and Fair Trade activists get creative to pressure Hershey to go Fair Trade. It’s Fair Trade Roundup time again.
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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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Fair Trade Roundup: Ben & Jerry and Fair Trade Models Light Up Human Rights Awards

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 7th June, 2011 | No Comments

Human Rights Awards Fair Trade Models Jocelyn, Rae, and ZarahWhat a week for Fair Trade! Kerry Kennedy is speaking at the Raise the Bar Hershey rally happening in NYC tomorrow, Ben & Jerry sported tuxedos for human rights while models showed off their Fair Trade outfits, and a new Fair Trade conference was just announced.
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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: Berkeley’s Spin on Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Fair Trade Roundups, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign, Global Exchange Store Updates on 31st May, 2011 | No Comments

Berkeley bikers on Fair Trade tourRounded up and ready for your perusal, here’s what’s new in Fair Trade; some Berkeley residents take a spin for Fair Trade, a newly updated free Fair Trade educational tool was just released, plus more.
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“We Want More From Our S’Mores” is Back

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 27th May, 2011 | 2 Comments

smoresThe “We Want More From Our S’Mores” Campaign is back to help you kick off your summer in a fun, Fair Trade style. After all, s’mores are a classic, delicious summer treat. You can help the campaign reach its goal of making at least 1,500 Fair Trade s’mores. Find out how.
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