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Meet Global Exchange’s New Executive Director, Jeff Ordower

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Uncategorized on 24th February, 2017 | No Comments

Jeff GX profile pic (1)Global Exchange is proud to welcome our new Executive Director, Jeff Ordower! Jeff Ordower comes to us from St Louis with 25 years of experience in community organizing for economic and environmental justice.  Prior to joining the Global Exchange team, Jeff held multiple leadership positions for ACORN, then the largest community organization in the country. He […]

Alert: Trump Signs Executive Actions to Revive Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

Posted by in Uncategorized on 24th January, 2017 | No Comments

standing tall at standing rockThe assault on our environment and our communities has begun. Today Trump has moved to reverse two big environmental victories won during the Obama years: 1.Reviving the Keystone XL pipeline project; and 2. resuming construction of the Dakota Access pipeline that had been halted last fall by a powerful and broadly supported Sioux-led encampment at Standing […]

Top Ten Reasons to Oppose Trump and His Nightmare Cabinet

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Stop Funding War, Uncategorized on 15th January, 2017 | No Comments

GX_STOP_TRUMP_FINAL-01Here are Global Exchange’s top ten reasons we must stop Trump and his cabinet of billionaires, corporate cronies and ultra-right elites. 1. Environmental destruction. The Trump cabinet is a Who’s-Who of Big Oil executives and climate change deniers. Rex Tillerson, nominee for Secretary of State, was CEO of Exxon Mobil, the world’s largest fossil fuel […]

Haiti November 20th Election Report

Posted by in Uncategorized on 15th December, 2016 | No Comments

Human Rights and Alternative Media Delegation Report   Submitted by: Pierre Labossiere, Haiti Action Committee/Oakland California Margaret Prescod, host of Pacifica Radio’s “Sojourner Truth”   Lead Up to Election Day Friday, November 18th was the last day of campaigning for Haiti’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections which were to be held on Sunday, November 20th.  On Friday we visited […]

National Network on Cuba Report

Posted by in Uncategorized on 15th December, 2016 | No Comments

  Report of NNOC National Meeting in Chicago  November 18-20,2016 National Network on Cuba Meeting Notes November 18-20, 2016 Chicago, IL The 2016 meeting of the National Network On Cuba was held November 18-20 in Chicago, IL. All events took place at the University of Illinois, Chicago UIC) which was very generous in hosting us […]

Rebooting Peace in Colombia

Posted by in Uncategorized on 10th November, 2016 | No Comments

 This article was originally published in the Huffington Post.  Colombians and Allies From 8 Countries Launch a 1,500 Mile Caravan for Peace What now? That was the question Colombians and their friends around the world asked after Colombians narrowly voted NO to Peace Accords aimed at ending fifty years of war between the government and […]

Now More Than Ever We Must Stand Together

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 9th November, 2016 | No Comments

Stand Together WebLast night’s victory for Donald Trump was a shock and a blow to us all. His win is a terrible wake up call. It is a low moment for our country, but we are not about to give up. Resisting corporate power, organizing for justice across borders, and building community by listening to our sisters […]

Colombia: A Path to Peace

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 3rd November, 2016 | No Comments

Logo Caravan ColombiaLast month, Peace Accords aimed at ending fifty years of civil war in Colombia were defeated by a razor thin margin, in a national referendum. The “NO” vote was an unexpected setback, but not a calamity. It was most certainly, not a vote for more war.  Now, as Colombians face uncertainty about how to move […]

Help Water Protectors Survive the Winter – Donate Supplies

Posted by in Uncategorized on 2nd November, 2016 | No Comments

—– DEADLINE EXTENDED TO TUESDAY 11/8!! —— Global Exchange will be collecting supplies to take to the Standing Rock Sacred Stone Camp where the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and members of nearly 100 more tribes from across the U.S. and Canada are resisting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  We are accepting donations starting tomorrow, Nov. 2nd […]

U.S. Abstains UN Vote on Cuba Embargo

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 27th October, 2016 | No Comments

BloqueoOn October 26, 2016, the UN voted unanimously to condemn the U.S. embargo against Cuba. For the first time in 25 years the U.S. abstained from the vote! Here at Global Exchange, we are thrilled. While the UN vote is only symbolic, it sent an important and powerful message that the U.S. Administration remains committed […]

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