May 27, 2013 – June 3, 2013
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.
May 30, 2013 – June 7, 2013
May 31, 2013 – June 16, 2013
We invite you to join Global Exchange Reality Tours, Chabot College historian Rick Moniz and Greg Bourne, global leader in peace building and conflict resolution for a unique 17-days tour of Spain, with a brief stop in Portugal.
June 3, 2013 – June 28, 2013
This is your chance to understand the complexities behind how policies in USA cause farmers in Latin America to lose their land. Campaigning on Land Grabbing is an intensive course designed for youth between the ages of 18-35 to build your knowledge, skills and attitudes with regards to designing and planning a campaign for social change within the areas of land rights. Based on policy analyses from ActionAid, you will be taking part in the development of a campaign to take action against land grabbing with activists from different countries.
June 17, 2013 – June 27, 2013
Something remarkable is happening in Venezuela. The lives of millions of Venezuelans are improving as historic wrongs are being righted. The world's fifth-largest oil producer, Venezuela has long been a country of contrasts: despite its great wealth, 80% of Venezuelans live in poverty.
June 19, 2013 – June 27, 2013
Join Global Exchange for a Reality Tour exploring how U.S. fair trade activists and women's cooperatives in Guatemala are working together to use fair trade to advance local development efforts in Latin America's most impoverished communities. We invite you to travel to Guatemala to meet with artisan cooperatives and affiliated grassroots NGOs.
June 29, 2013 – July 22, 2013
Join Global Exchange and ActionAid Denmark to Kenya on a 3-week summer course that will be challenging, inspiring and an eye-opening experience. Attend the Global Platform Kenya situated in the scenic surroundings at the foot of Mount Kenya, where the Masai herd their cattle.
July 1, 2013 – July 11, 2013
Similar to other countries in South America, Ecuador has traditionally suffered from the so-called "resource curse:" high poverty and inequality in a land of plentiful natural resources. Despite this fact, Ecuador serves as a model for some of the most far-reaching efforts to provide ecologically and socially-sustainable alternatives to the corporate global economy.
July 2, 2013 – July 12, 2013
Global Exchange Reality Tours wants to bring together aspiring individuals to travel to Uganda. Discovering Uganda means exploring a quintessential example of the complex and unique tasks facing post-colonial African states. The development of this East African nation is beset with complex issues that make it an exceptional case study within the East African community and the larger narrative of post-colonial Africa.
July 5, 2013 – July 14, 2013
Global Exchange Reality Tours has been asked by Eco Cuba Network of the Green Cities Fund to arrange travel to Cuba this July for a program promoting interchange between U.S.