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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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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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Celebrate Labor Day by Supporting Fair Trade

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Store Updates on 15th August, 2012 | No Comments

Pullman strikers outside Arcade Building in Pullman, Chicago. Source: Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization Project.The history of the labor movement in the United States is filled with ambitious, hard-working Americans planting the seeds of their dreams in hopes for a prosperous future. How does the U.S. labor movement relate to the international struggle for economic justice? Read on to find out!
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From East Coast to West, Swing into a Fair Trade Summer!

Posted by in Global Exchange Store Updates on 18th July, 2012 | 2 Comments

Guatemala ApronsWhether you can’t wait to have that summer get-together with family, friends, and neighbors, or you just feel like you want a little mid-summer break and throw yourself a “me-time” tea time, the Global Exchange Fair Trade stores have just the thing to help you set the stage. Read on to find out what your summer is missing…
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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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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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