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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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Tom Hayden ¡PRESENTE!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 25th October, 2016 | No Comments

Tom Hayden 1Everybody who knew Tom Hayden probably has a story about him.  His life was filled with drama. His immense intellectual curiosity and his courageous willingness to explore many avenues for social change: outside and inside; short term and long-term put him at the forefront in many of the most important social change battles of our […]
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Can Peace Prevail in Colombia?

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Uncategorized, World News & Events on 6th October, 2016 | No Comments

marcha----..By Alex Sierra and Ted Lewis On Sunday 2 October, Colombians voted in a national referendum to ratify a peace accord signed government of President Juan Manuel Santos and the rebel FARC, an agreement that had been hammered out during four years of negotiations in Havana, Cuba. But  — in a decision that defied the […]
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Colombians Vote on Peace; How you can support them!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 30th September, 2016 | No Comments

Colombia Peace Pic3This week Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, and the leader of the FARC, Timoleón Jimenez, signed a final peace agreement to end a half century of war that left about 300,000 Colombians dead or missing and drove 5 million more out of their homes. Ratification of the accord—signed before 17 heads of state and 25 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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