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Where Will You Be This Summer?

Posted by in African Diaspora, Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Environment & Sustainability, Health and Healing, Human trafficking, Indigenous Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Women, Youth on 1st April, 2014 | No Comments

Photo by Fernanda LeMarie, Cancilleria del EcuadorSummer is on our minds here at the Global Exchange office in San Francisco, CA, where we’re already getting a taste of warm weather days. As you make your Summer travel plans we invite you to join us on a Reality Tour to diverse regions of the world to learn about indigenous resistance to corporate economy, ending human trafficking, and to make lasting people-to-people ties.
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Global Exchange Interns go on a Local Reality Tour

Posted by in Art and Culture, Citizen Diplomacy, Education, Guest Posts, Labor and Economy, Youth on 31st July, 2013 | 1 Comment

The mural on the front of the Women's Building. - Photo by Katie KoerperGlobal Exchange summer interns visit community development organizations, a high school, and get local ice cream on a local Reality Tour in the Mission, SF.
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And the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest Is…

Posted by in Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories, Women, Youth on 9th May, 2013 | 1 Comment

Congratulations on the winning photo Susan! "Women Making Change" Reality Tour, 2005.Congratulations to Susan Hall, Grand Prize winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest! Her image of an Afghan man drinking tea was chosen as our Grand Prize Winner for the quality and composition of the image and the strikingness of its subject matter. Susan had this to say about her experience visiting Afghanistan: “Prior […]
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The Legacy Continues- Reality Tours Thanks Arun Gandhi for 15 Years of Partnership

Posted by in Asia, Civil Rights, Labor and Economy, Peace and Conflict, Women, Youth on 1st May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Arun and Gandhian Legacy Tour Delegates Bringing in the New YearReality Tours thanks Arun Gandhi and the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute for 15 years of partnership and congratulates them as they continue to steward the Gandhian Legacy Tour independently.
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Taking Action Against Sex Tourism and Trafficking, With Luggage Tags?

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Labor and Economy, Youth on 19th April, 2012 | 2 Comments

Creating the Tassa Tags at the Regina CenterTassaTag is a project of ECPAT-USA and stands for Travelers Take Action Against Sex Slavery and Trafficking. Check out their luggage tags and hear how this project began.
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ECPAT’s Code of Conduct Helps Confront Negative Impacts of Tourism

Posted by in Civil Rights, Human trafficking, Women, Youth on 5th April, 2012 | 1 Comment

kampotwalk-cambo-300x198Reality Tours has promoted meaningful travel since 1989. We know socially responsible tourism benefits the host economy and that the more local people benefit from tourism, the more likely it is that women receive these benefits. However, there are many negative impacts associated with mass tourism. Sex tourism is an egregious and growing trend that […]
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