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Take Action: Stand up with the youth!

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 16th June, 2011 | No Comments

Photo Credit: Diane LentWe recently shared a quick report back from last week’s Hershey rally in Times Square in a blog post full of links to photos and quotes from the energizing day. Now we want you to see for yourself what an extraordinary sight it was, with 2-300 people, mostly K-12 students, standing up for the rights […]
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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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Hershey Rally Happening in Times Square on 6/8

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 26th May, 2011 | 1 Comment

raseHave you heard about Raise the Bar Hershey Campaign’s upcoming rally in NYC’s Times Square, Wednesday June 8th? The purpose of this rally is clear; to encourage Hershey to go Fair Trade. Find out the details, including who’s behind it and how to get involved.
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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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Hershey Brand Jam Finalists Announced! 1 Week to Vote for Your Favorite

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 19th April, 2011 | No Comments

hersheyHershey Brand Jam contest entries are all in, and the finalists have been announced. You have one week to vote for your favorite and help spread the word to help ensure that your fave wins.
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Time to Raise the Bar in the Cocoa Industry

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views, Global Exchange Fair Trade Campaign on 9th November, 2010 | 7 Comments

Raise the Bar10Despite almost ten years of commitments from Hershey and other major chocolate companies to take responsibility for their cocoa supply chains and improve conditions for workers, significant problems persist. Hershey lags behind its competitors when it comes to taking responsibility for the communities from which it sources cocoa, so it’s time to tell them to Raise the Bar.
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Trick-or-Treat, Give Us Something Fair to Eat

Posted by in Fair Trade News & Views on 29th October, 2010 | 4 Comments

halloweenstickerA few tips on how to spread Fair Trade awareness this Halloween weekend.
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