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

Tengo Talento: Showcasing Cuban Talent

Posted by in Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Reality Tours on 9th April, 2014 | 1 Comment

344101-250Tengo Talento is about the new generation of talent in Cuba. World renowned artist take to the streets to find the next talent in their field. Learn more about this project and travel on a journey from Havana to Santiago searching the next stars in Jazz, Hip Hop and Rumba.
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From Cuba With Love

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Guest Posts, Reality Tours on 14th January, 2014 | 1 Comment

Permaculture Garden in Cuba Photo Credit: The Brooklyn ReaderReality Tour participant Dara Cooper returned from a recent trip to Cuba and posted about what she learned there and linking it to the food justice movement in her home community of Brooklyn, NY.
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Planting Seeds with Vandana Shiva & Prince Charles: Reality Tour to India’s Earth University

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Community Rights, Featured, Global Exchange Community, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 11th December, 2013 | 2 Comments

Prince Charles VandanaOver a billion people live in India. High levels of poverty and pollution met our Reality Tour in the cities, just as environmental degradation could be spied throughout the countryside. Yet India is equally a land of peaceful, transformative revolution and a cultural and spiritual legacy of dignity for people and sacred respect for the Earth. Along with spending time with world renowned Vandana Shiva, it is this dichotomy that we are here to explore in the age of climate chaos, corporate globalization and its quest for endless growth on a finite planet. Rights of Nature, which, as put forward in the Constitutions of Ecuador, Bolivia and New Zealand, and a growing number of U.S. communities—defines legal rights for ecosystems to “exist, flourish, and regenerate their natural capacities.” What is the promise of Rights of Nature in a place like this?
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2013 Human Rights Awards in Pictures: Wikileaks and Crystal Lameman and Noam Chomsky, Oh My!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Donor Profiles, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 15th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-GX-stafGlobal Exchange celebrated its 11th annual Human Rights Awards on May 9, 2013. Check out photos from the event, and in terms of highlights…it’s hard to deliver highlights from the night because there were so many! Ok, but if I HAD to pick one…
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What’s Your 25th Anniversary Story?

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours, World News & Events on 24th January, 2013 | No Comments

Global-Exchange-25-Year-AnnGlobal Exchange was founded in 1988. With all that was happening at the time, we saw the world differently, and said, “Hell no!” Now 25 years later, we look back at the hard work you have helped us accomplish as we stood on the frontlines of the struggle.and set our sights on the next 25 years. Help tell the story of the last 25 years and let us know how you will join us for the next 25.
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VIDEO: Global Exchange’s 2012 Year in Pictures

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, For Our Members, Generation for Justice, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours, World News & Events on 19th December, 2012 | 2 Comments

Mexico CaravanAs we close out the remaining weeks of 2012, we take a moment to look back at some of the highlights of our work in 2012.
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Huge Thanks to All Who Take Action for Social Justice

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Community Rights, Donor Profiles, Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Freedom to Travel to Cuba, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Reality Tours on 14th November, 2012 | 2 Comments

Lots-of-GX-thank-yousTo express our gratitude during this season of giving thanks, some Global Exchange staff members gathered recently to come up with a way to thank the people who make all of our work possible. Here’s the result:
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Lea Murray, Reality Tours Traveler Extraordinaire

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Reality Tours on 14th November, 2012 | 1 Comment

Venezuela-delegation-300x225Reality Tours travelers aren’t tourists. They’re travelers on a mission, including Lea Murray. It’s time to say thanks to Lea, and all of the other Reality Tours participants who take action,even after their travels end.
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For a Limited Time, New GEMS Receive FREE Color FIRE Report

Posted by in Community Rights, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Reality Tours on 1st August, 2012 | No Comments

gemsOur GEMS (Global Exchange Monthly Sustainers) drive is heating up, and we’re inching closer to our end of August goal to reach the 100 new GEMS mark. Now through end of August, all new GEMS will receive the brand new report “Meet the Fire Sector: How Wall Street is Burning our Democracy.”
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GX’s Campaign for Climate Equity

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Reality Tours, World News & Events on 14th June, 2009 | 7 Comments

Two years ago, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fourth Assessment Report, detailing the world scientific community’s consensus on the status of climate change. The IPCC report was frightening, predicting between 2 and 6 degrees Celsius of temperature rise by 2100 without action to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But events have […]
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