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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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Who is Your Unsung Hero?

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events on 1st March, 2011 | 2 Comments

HRA2011logoThere are a lot of unsung heroes out there-hardworking people who struggle to make the world a better place. With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can give them the recognition and support they deserve. With Global Exchange’s Human Rights Awards, you can nominate and vote for YOUR Human Rights Hero today!
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Giving Thanks Part 7: Kevin Danaher Thanks Van Jones

Posted by in Featured on 22nd November, 2010 | No Comments

polaroid-van-jonesPart 7 in an 8-Part “Giving Thanks” series, today Global Exchange and Green Festivals Co-founder Kevin Danaher thanks his mentor, friend and colleague Van Jones. Read how one great green dude has impacted the other.
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PHOTOS: 2010 Human Rights Awards Gala Highlights

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

Global Exchange staff showing off their evening looksGlobal Exchange started the Human Rights Awards in 2001 to recognize and elevate the contributions of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace, justice and the inalienable rights we call “human rights”—here in the United States and around the world. This years’ honorees, Van Jones, Raúl del Águila from Peru, […]
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