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“It’s not what you do; it’s why you do it” : Green Economy Leadership Training Week 1

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Guest Posts on 10th June, 2011 | No Comments

GELTers Gather for their First MealWritten by Cory Connolly, aka, “the Finisher” Why is it that the green economy, in many ways, remains intangible? Why must those who are passionate about people and the environment choose between doing what they want and between living comfortably? What does a green economy look like in the country’s most devastated communities?
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Previewing the Green Economy Leadership Training 2011: A New Vision for Highland Park

Posted by in Featured on 1st June, 2011 | No Comments

getlA city that once pioneered a new economy for a new America is now passing on its legacy to 21st century entrepreneurs sculpting it’s rebirth from the ashes. The spirit is still here, it actually never left.  Hiding in the halls of historic automotive buildings and creeping into a declining, but indigenous, market place.  Highland […]
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Positive Transitions in 2011

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 18th January, 2011 | No Comments

2010.07.21-044The first few weeks of 2011 have been a time of transitions. Aside from transitioning to a new year and a new decade, we have seen a transition of power in the US Congress. The new Republican majority in the House threatens to impede real progress. Global Exchange is prepared to stand with you in opposition to these regressive moves. We will fight to stop rollbacks of progressive policies and continue to push for positive change in our communities at home and abroad.
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Uncovering Transformation

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 24th August, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0716 - largeThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Ayoola White.
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A Green Makeover for Detroit

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 5th August, 2010 | No Comments

GELTgroupGlobal Exchange’s Green Economy Leadership Training team appears on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 as they attempt to turn Detroit into a model green city.
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Green Freedom

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 27th July, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_0726 - largeThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Ayoola White.
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Solutions and Survival: My Experience in a Community of Impact

Posted by in Featured on 22nd July, 2010 | 1 Comment

IMG_0831 - largeThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Zack Holden.
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Day in the Life of a GELTer

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 20th July, 2010 | No Comments

GELTgroupThis summer, our Michigan team is working with GreenNation on the Green Economy Leadership Training program. This entry was written by GELT-er Zack Holden.
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Green Economy Leadership Training

Posted by in Featured on 13th July, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange’s Michigan team is working with the local community in Detroit to transition it to a clean, green economy starting with Highland Park. One of our Michigan organizers, Scott Meloeny introduces the Green Economy Leadership Training (GELT) summer program.
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