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

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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Guardian Angels and Afghan Cobblers: A Customized Tour Past Participant Shares Her Story

Posted by in Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Trip Participant Stories on 7th February, 2012 | No Comments

Engaging with Shop Keeper in Kabul, 2009As part of a series honoring 10 years of relationship building, friendship and learning in Afghanistan, today we share the story of Patricia J. Idler and Randy Idler who created a customized tour to Afghanistan in 2009.
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Reality Tours Cambodia & Thailand Program Officer Shares His Story-Pt 1

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 7th December, 2011 | No Comments

Boreth Sun Visiting Global Exchange in San FranciscoDiscover what it means to be an in-country representative of Reality Tours and our partnering organization Not For Sale. Introducing Boreth Sun, Reality Tours program officer in Cambodia and Thailand. Follow along as Reality Tours Director Malia Everette interviews Boreth.
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Sharing The Harvest: Behind the Fair Trade Story of Reality Tours

Posted by in Environment & Sustainability, Fair Trade, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Economy, Latin America on 28th November, 2011 | 1 Comment

Fair Harvest in the Dominican RepublicReality Tours shares its Fair Trade Tourism story. As consumers in the “global north” we have become accustomed to the ease with which we buy products from around the world, but it is easy to be oblivious to how our choices effect people’s lives in producer communities. Global Exchange’s Fair Harvest Reality Tours exposes how our global economy impacts the lives of farmers around the world and advocates for fair alternatives while supporting community based, socially responsible tourism with Fair Trade and service learning.
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Giving Thanks Part 4: Making Long Lasting Connections with Anne Kelly & Mark Van Wormer

Posted by in Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 18th November, 2010 | No Comments

polaroid-anne-and-markFor today’s Giving Thanks series, Global Exchange’s Zarah Patriana thanks two past Reality Tours participants, Anne Kelly and Mark Van Wormer, fellow travelers she met on a delegation to Nicaragua.
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Past Participant Larry Heath shares his insights on his Reality Tour to Nicaragua

Posted by in Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 7th October, 2010 | No Comments

IMG_1095This past July, Reality Tour participant, Larry Heath went on the Reality Tour delegation to Nicaragua to explore Fair Trade and alternatives to neo-liberalism. Read on as he shares his experience with us.
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Reality Tours featured in today’s LA Times!

Posted by in Featured on 15th June, 2010 | 4 Comments

Photo Credit: Conacado, Dominican Republic Fair HarvestGreat News! Today’s LA Times travel section featured Reality Tour’s Fair Harvest journey to Nicaragua.  On behalf of Reality Tours I’d like to say thank you to their staff and editors for covering our alternative and fair trade focused tours.  As you can see in their article ,we are bringing people to understand Nicaragua, its […]
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