23 April 2009

"Stuck in Traffic"

To you, that phrase might conjure up images of a difficult commute to work. But really, your inconvenience pales in the face of ongoing human trafficking. I'm not going to lecture you (heck, I've done that recently), but do have a look at this video by Peter Buffett featuring Akon -- this is one thing they're doing to fight for the most basic human rights.

Peter and Akon also have a social action website, IsThereSomethingICanDo.com, which spotlights a new social cause of worldwide concern every month. From the empowerment of girls and women, to poverty and economic development, to HIV/AIDS, to environmental sustainability and clean water, the revolving door of philanthropic focus will aim to generate both awareness and resources.

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