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Who is Your Human Rights Hero?

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 6th March, 2013 | No Comments

2013peopleschoice_extendedDo you have a Human Rights Hero you want to tell the world about? Well, then you’re in the right place. Introducing the 2013 Human Rights People’s Choice Award Contest, where people just like you nominate and vote for their Human Rights Hero.
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Human Rights Awards Gala Earlybird Tix On Sale Now, & This Year’s Award Goes to…

Posted by in For Our Members, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 4th March, 2013 | No Comments

Global Exchange Staff all gussied up at the 2012 HRACelebrate with us at our annual Human Rights Awards Gala, where you’ll enjoy some serious savings if you secure your place early. The earlybird discount is happening now.
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10th Annual Human Rights Awards Gala in Pictures!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 15th May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Global Exchange staff all dressed up at 10th Annual Human Rights Awards galaOur 10th Annual Human Rights Awards gala was a truly inspiring evening. Here’s a rundown of what took place, along with pictures, because as they say, they’re worth a thousand words (each?)
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Guess Who is Accepting Bradley Manning’s Human Rights People’s Choice Award

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 25th April, 2012 | No Comments

Human-Rights-Award-AccepterMay 10th is an evening you won’t want to miss! We’ll be shining a spotlight on 2012 Human Rights Award Honoree Annie Leonard and People’s Choice Winner PFC Bradley Manning, and this just in…Bradley Manning’s award will be accepted by special guest…
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Global Exchange Online Auction is Now Live: Bid On iPad, Paris Getaway and More!

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Green Festivals, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 9th April, 2012 | 3 Comments

Auction-Take-ActionGlobal Exchange is proud to announce our first ever online auction, in advance of the 10th annual Human Rights Awards – a way for our supporters around the country to support our work by bidding on an amazing collection of items. There are some awesome items up for bid. Here are a few of my favorites:
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Van Jones looks to “Rebuild the Dream”

Posted by in World News & Events on 3rd April, 2012 | No Comments

rebuildFriend and former Human Rights Awards Honoree, Van Jones is releasing a new book entitled “Rebuild the Dream” on April 4th. Rebuild the Dream is a candid narrative about Van’s personal lessons from being a grassroots organizer turned White House insider and back into a grassroots organizer. He reflects on the missteps made by both the Obama administration and our movement — as well as key insights on the rise of the Tea Party and Occupy/99% Movements.
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And the 2012 People’s Choice Winner is…

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 2nd April, 2012 | 3 Comments

Bradley ManningWith over 2,900 votes, the people have chosen PFC Bradley Manning as the 2012 People’s Choice Award winner. Global Exchange is proud to honor Bradley Manning, and we hope you’ll take a moment to read more about this year’s winner.
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Calderón Rebuked on the Ground and in the Air Over Drug War

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 16th June, 2011 | No Comments

Javier_caravanOver a week ago Federal Police broke into the Paso del Norte Human Rights Center in Ciudad Juárez, an important host of the Caravan for Peace that was travelling 3,000 kilometers north to Juárez through cities hard hit by the drug war like Morelia, San Luis Potosi, Torreon, and Monterrey. Thankfully the Caravan arrived safely in Juárez last Thursday. Here’s how it went.
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Faces of the 2011 Human Rights Awards Gala

Posted by in Community Rights, Fair Trade, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 7th June, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ben Cohen, Tex Dworkin, Kevin Danaher, Jerry Greenfield Photo Credit: Natalie MottleyThe Ninth Annual Human Rights Awards was a great success! The sold out event included inspirational speeches by three incredible honorees, witty banter by event emcees Ben & Jerry (in tuxedos!), and the participation of the entire Global Exchange staff, board, and community. All in all, a great success. But don’t take my word for it; check out the pics!
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Just Announced: Ben & Jerry to Emcee Human Rights Awards Gala

Posted by in Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 9th May, 2011 | No Comments

emceeBen & Jerry’s Co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield graced us with their presence at our annual Human Rights Awards Gala last year, but this year they will actually emcee the event, so those who attend are in for an extra sweet treat!
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