Global Exchange Events

San Francisco,
September 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
    The Ubuntu Coffee Cooperative and Mama Art Café Present: Connected by Coffee A Documentary Film by Aaron and Chelsea Dennis   This event is a Fundraiser for small scale coffee farming cooperatives that have lost devastating portions of their coffee to Leaf Rust Fungus brought on by climate change.    All proceeds from the event will benefit Cooperative Las Marias 93 in El Salvador who lost 80% of their crop and
September 12, 2014 - 8:00am - September 13, 2014 - 8:00am
          Join Global Exchange at the 2014 Justice Begins with Seeds Conference in Portland, Oregon September 12-13.   Global Exchange's Executive Director, Carleen Pickard will be joining Elizabeth Swager from the Oregon Fair Trade Coalition on both a plenary and for an extended workshop discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a free trade deal currently under negotiations, and explore how these type of deals impact our concerns about food sovereignty and GMOs.
September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The People's Climate March is happening in NYC.   The NorCal People's Climate Rally is happening in Oakland.   Learn more about the People's Climate Actions →   Join us in Oakland (and other locations) for a Rally and spread the word about postering/bannering around the Bay Area.   The Rally will be held on 9/21 from 2 pm to 5 pm at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater.  
October 5, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
The Bay Area Rights of Nature Alliance (BARoNA) came together in early 2014 as a coalition of organizations and individuals actively working in diverse fields to further the idea of the rights of both people and nature to well-being. BARoNA’s mission is to promote vibrant communities in the San Francisco Bay Area consistent with the rights of nature. BARoNA will officially launch members’ collective work on rights of nature with a day-long, public event on October 5th, 2014.