Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic, and environmentsl justice around the world.

The Economic and Environmental Justice tour of Argentina and Uruguay: Reflections by Rick Moniz

Posted by in Uncategorized on 19th May, 2016 | No Comments

Rick Moniz, long time friend of Global Exchange and cofounder of Knowing the Way Travel, reflects here on another successful Custom Reality Tour. After working with the Global Exchange team to design a custom schedule and market the program, he was joined by 8 other participants on this remarkable 2 week journey to Argentina. Read […]
Read More...

Custom Reality Tour to Chile: Report

Posted by in Uncategorized on 17th May, 2016 | No Comments

Anne Kass and her group of 6 friends have just returned from their second Custom Reality Tour with Global Exchange. Read on for her insightful reflections on their 9 days in Chile: As many US citizens as possible should travel to, read about or otherwise educate themselves about Chile.   It is a country that was […]
Read More...

Cheap Fashion Shouldn’t Cost Lives

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Uncategorized on 4th May, 2016 | No Comments

Chelis H&MOn May 3rd, as part of an international day of action, Global Exchange rallied outside of H&M’s flagship San Francisco store to insist that cheap fashion shouldn’t cost lives! While H&M shareholders met in Sweden, we passed out flyers to tourists and office workers alike – calling for safety first.  “Did you know that many […]
Read More...

“Drugs Don’t Warrant a Bullet or Disappearance”

Posted by in Uncategorized on 27th April, 2016 | No Comments

“Drugs Don’t Warrant a Bullet or Disappearance”   Civil Society denounces the Drug War at the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) Laura Weiss Clotheslines canopied the entrance of the Museum of Drug Policy, a pop-up installation in midtown New York City that was erected during the 2016 UN General Assembly Special […]
Read More...

The Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice Demands End to Drug War in New York City

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th April, 2016 | No Comments

IMG_1672-300x225By Laura Carlsen More than a hundred people, from seven nations, with one message: End the War on Drugs. Our day of speaking truth to UNGASS began in Foley Square, New York City, just steps away from the federal prison.  VOCAL NY, Latino Justice, Make the Road Brooklyn, LEAP, Moms United, Black Fraternal Organization of […]
Read More...

U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer Commends Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 19th April, 2016 | No Comments

Screen Shot 2016-04-19 at 1.07.25 PM    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2016 CONTACT: Nicole L’Esperance, 202-225-4811, nicole.lesperance@mail.house.gov U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer Commends Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice  WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03) commended an eight-nation caravan traveling from Central America to New York, highlighting the failed War on Drugs and calling for a public […]
Read More...

Caravan Helps Reunite a Mother with her Children

Posted by in Community Rights, Generation for Justice, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War on 18th April, 2016 | No Comments

_kBhM7bQBEIHZwYaWv81ZPqKknH_84LOO8RYjnNZ-JE,T1VKJ4dh_UEi0mpDl7FBB2dvnlUtF3pxu8RpC_tSpHU,V41wNaUmVBMfv-2Kk3CH2eJo4Rhd5N11O-MgoIHksjoBy Laura Carlsen Myrna Lazcano had made one of the most difficult decisions of her life. In 2013 Myrna was deported and separated from her two young daughters, both born in the United States. Desperate to be with her girls, she decided to cross the border in Laredo and deliver herself up to immigration authorities. […]
Read More...

Action to Rember Rana Plaza:  Urge H&M Clothing to Keep its Safety Promise!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, World News & Events on 15th April, 2016 | No Comments

True Cost Video ImageIn April 2013 the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1130 and injuring approximately 2500 garment workers and children in the daycare facilities in the building.  Survivors said they had been evacuated from the building on Tuesday after several cracks appeared, but their employers had ordered them to return to work the next day. […]
Read More...

Why am I going to Democracy Spring?

Posted by in Community Rights, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Uncategorized on 15th April, 2016 | No Comments

David Braun #2Guest Blog by David Braun Several years ago, I was a volunteer organizer with MoveOn and we had just finished campaigning to get the affordable care act passed.  At the time, our focus was on the most pressing issue facing our democracy—corporate influence in government. This was before Occupy Wall Street, and while we knew […]
Read More...

One day in the life of the Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice in Guerrero, Mexico

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 14th April, 2016 | No Comments

Ayotzinapa MothersJust as the Caravan for Peace, Life, and Justice arrived at the gates of the Ayotzinapa rural teacher’s college, a dozen strapping young men sped past us, running at full tilt.  Their faces reflected alarm and a tremor of concern ran through our group. These were, after all, classmates of the 43 students who had […]
Read More...

  Older Entries