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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.

Join the Spring of Sustainability!

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Global Exchange News & Events on 24th March, 2012 | No Comments

SoS-100.100Five days a week, for three months, leaders from all walks of sustainable living – from green activism to green lifestyles – will share the latest insights and best solutions to help you make your home, workplace, and community sustainable so that our planet can THRIVE. Learn more and sign up for free!

The 99% Say Enough is Enough

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 4th October, 2011 | No Comments

photo: Paul Stein/FlickrWe, the 99%, demand our voices be heard, we want an end to war and greed, we want to invest in human needs. It’s that simple. May the spirit of non-violence, the joy of democracy and the inclusion of many voices be our guiding light as we zig-zag forward, empowering protest as an agent to drive political reform.

VIDEO: “Giving Thanks” to Social Justice Activists

Posted by in Donor Profiles, Fair Trade, Featured on 24th November, 2010 | 3 Comments

GX-staff-thanks8 days, 8 “Giving Thanks” blog posts led up to this video. The posts and video highlight individuals chosen by Global Exchange staff members who are contributing to our social justice work in some way. So please join us in recognizing those special individuals who are helping to make this world a better place, and hope you enjoy our video. Happy Thanksgiving!

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.

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, […]

And the People’s Choice Winner is…..(drumroll please)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2010 Human Rights Awards People’s Choice, Mu Sochua, as chosen by YOU, supporters of Global Exchange and human rights around the world. Mu Sochua joins our other award recipients, Raúl del Águila, International Honoree, and Van Jones, Domestic Honoree. Mu Sochua has been a tireless […]