Tag Archives: Millennium Development Goals

Making Poverty History: Hunger Education Activities that Work!

From Church World Service (http://www.churchworldservice.org):   There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. Everybody’s crew. Marshall McCluhan   A global chorus of voices is calling to make poverty history. We have the resources, we have the knowledge, but do we … Continue reading

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Spread the Word—ONE’s PSA to End HIV/AIDS Transmission from Mother to Child

From ONE (http://one.org):   Editor’s NOTE: I’ve already viewed the truly powerful video and signed the petition. Please help!   ONE needs your help in spreading the word about our new PSA in support of a global campaign to end … Continue reading

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Jubilee Sunday/Stand Up Against Poverty—September 17-19

From the United Church of Christ (http://www.ucc.org):   Here is the statement from the Stand Up Against Poverty website (http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/):   When world leaders gather at the United Nations for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Review Summit in September, the … Continue reading

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Urge the President to Go Beyond Millennium Development Goals

From Oxfam America (http://www.oxfamamerica.org):   In just weeks, world leaders will meet as part of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs, http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/) Summit to discuss how to end hunger, send kids to school and keep women healthy the world over. … Continue reading

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Support Economic Justice for the World’s Poorest through Debt Relief

From Jubilee USA (http://www.jubileeusa.org): Right now, we only have 20 Representatives signed on to a letter to President Obama from Congresswoman Maxine Waters and her colleagues.  With the House of Representatives’ recess starting August 9 time is running out to … Continue reading

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Stand Up, Take Action (Millennium Development Goals)—September 17-19, National

From Jubilee USA (http://www.jubileeusa.org):   Mark your calendars for Stand Up, Take Action weekend on September 17-19 (http://www.jubileeusa.org/get-active/get-involved/standup0.html). Jubilee supporters across the country are planning events in their communities on the eve of the UN Meetings to discuss the Millennium … Continue reading

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Support Jubilee/Expanding Debt Cancellation for Poor Countries

From Jubilee USA (http://www.jubileeusa.org):   It’s been 6 months since Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake. With your activism, Haiti was able to win full debt cancellation as a first step toward its long road to recovery. Just yesterday, … Continue reading

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