February 9th, 2012
Global Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice since 1988.They’re changing the rules across the globe from a profit-centered global economy to thriving people-centered local economies; from the politics of greed to a living democracy that respects the rights of workers and nature; and from currency to community.
Their holistic approach reaches thousands of members and supporters, through educating the U.S. public about root causes of injustice and the impacts of U.S. government policies and corporate practices. Global Exchange inspires change by building people-to-people ties, engaging grassroots education for action and linking social and environmental movements.
They also have their a committed Fair Trade Program, which has worked to promote Fair trade, end child and forced labor and trafficking in the cocoa industry, as well as educate and empower children and adults to advocate for and purchase Fair trade. Learn more here!