September 24, 2014 – October 11, 2014
We invite you to join Global Exchange Reality Tours, and Chabot College historian Rick Moniz for a unique 18-days tour of Spain.
Spain enjoys a rich history. The Romans, Visigoths, Jews, Muslims and Christians have all left their mark. Today, Spain faces new challenges from the Euro debt crisis to immigration challenges. Changing Fortunes, Changing Times examines the sweep of Spanish History. The past becomes the present, as we look at the critical issues facing Spaniards at the beginning of the 21st century.
October 10, 2014 – October 22, 2014
Emerging from decades of global sanctions and 50 years of military rule, Burma’s recent political and policy reforms are reintroducing this once isolated country to the world. Burma at the Crossroads will explore the country’s vibrant culture; understand its tumultuous history; engage in dialogue with locals to understand contemporary life in Burma; and meet social, educational, political and humanitarian groups shaping the future of the country.
October 10, 2014 – October 23, 2014
Travel to Vietnam with Global Exchange and see how 36 years after the end of the American War, Vietnam is faring after years of war, deprivation and now command capitalism. We will meet Vietnamese who are inventing their future and confidently entering global markets.
October 29, 2014 – November 6, 2014
Join us on a very special Reality Tour to Oaxaca, Mexico during the annual Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos celebration. Dating back to the Aztecs, this celebration is a family event to remember departed souls and to celebrate the resurrection of their spirits. They are welcomed back with seas of marigold flowers, elaborate sugar skulls, painted faces, colorful parades, live music and traditional dances.
November 1, 2014 – November 14, 2014
The origins of life itself begin with the Seed. In each is contained the secrets to living in harmony with the rest of species. How different would our human societies, economies, and structures of law look as part of a connected, Earth-centered community?
November 14, 2014 – November 23, 2014
This November, spend your vacation harvesting social justice! Participate in a transformative international travel experience. Global Exchange is sponsoring several highly motivated individuals to travel to Nicaragua this harvest season and work with a Fair Trade coffee cooperative (CECOCAFEN).
November 15, 2014 – November 25, 2014
We invite you to travel to Venezuela with Global Exchange to dig past the headlines and explore the changes occurring in Venezuela, Latin America and the hemisphere as a whole.
November 17, 2014 – November 24, 2014
Global Exchange has been asked, again this year, by La Via Campesina, an international sustainable agriculture organization that holds conferences in many countries around the world, to arrange travel for US citizens to attend a biannual Agroecology Research Program and Conference in Guira de Melena, Cuba in November 2013.
For more information on this research tour and conference including information on additional fees you will incur, please contact Pam Montanaro of Eco Cuba Network.
November 18, 2014 – November 27, 2014
Costa Rica is a study in contrasts. In the last decade Costa Rica has become an immensely popular tourism destination, known for its stunning scenery, abundant natural resources and diverse wildlife. With its extensive network of national parks, Costa Rica is at the forefront of the international conservation movement and has become synonymous with "ecotourism": socially responsible travel that theoretically conserves the environment while improving the welfare of local people.
December 1, 2014 – December 14, 2014