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

Occupy Wall Street West #J20, Bechtel Teach In

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 21st January, 2012 | No Comments

It was rainy. It was wet. It was fabulous.On January 20, Occupy Wall Street West made ‘business as usual’ uncomfortable in the financial core of San Francisco. Despite copious rain, protests began at 6am, continued at Wells Fargo and Bank of America branches, moved to the courts, back to Bechtel and the banks, labor and immigrant rights marches targeting I.C.E offices and culminating with a huge and spirited march up Market St as night fell. Many folks sought shelter before arriving to the Cathedral Hill Hotel to post photos, videos and blogs, warm wet feet and reflect on the Day of Action – believing that whatever happens next – we are unstoppable.
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Occupy Wall Street West #J20 Day of Action

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 20th January, 2012 | No Comments

corps are not peopleHundreds of people have gathered in downtown San Francisco’s Financial District today despite the wind and rain to take part in a day of mass action against corporations, banks, and the courts. While people from many different walks of life are joining the actions today, there are a few consistent messages which are being voiced: corporations are not people, money is not speech, and people should come before profit.
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What to Expect (and What Not to Expect) at our Annual Fair Trade Store Holiday Party

Posted by in Fair Trade, Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange News & Events on 13th December, 2011 | No Comments

Global Exchange 2010 holiday party attendees shopping aboutOur Fair Trade Stores are throwing holiday parties on Dec. 15th (all are invited!) in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. Here’s a fun list of what to expect (and what not to expect:) at this annual (and somewhat notorious) event.
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You’re Invited: Holiday Party at Global Exchange Stores

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 1st December, 2010 | No Comments

2006.05.06-001We’re inviting all Global Exchange members to join us for a Fair Trade Store Holiday Celebration! We’ll be staying open late for one night only to give members the chance to shop for gifts that make a difference while enjoying refreshments and mingling with like minded people.
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