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[2 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Songs for a Cause

Check out this great way to help out from One Days Wages –
One Day’s Wages is incredibly pleased to announce our first compilation album: Songs for a Cause, Volume 1
In support and partnership with ODW and our movement to alleviate extreme global poverty, 21 amazing artists have donated their music to bring together a special compilation of 21 unique songs, including four never-before-released tracks. This unique album is available for download for one year from its release (June 29, 2010 – June 29, 2011).
Artists & Songs include:
1. All …

Debt, Featured, Injustice, Poverty »

[26 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
The End of Poverty Documentary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“A sort of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ for global economics … a powerful description of how Western policies since colonialism have subjugated Third World countries.” – Charles Masters, The Hollywood Reporter
THE ECONOMIC CRISES PUSHES AN ADDITIONAL 53 MILLION PEOPLE INTO POVERTY
WILL WE EVER SEE ‘THE END OF POVERTY?’
A NEW DOCUMENTARY OPENING IN THEATERS NATIONWIDE STARTING NOVEMBER 13 PROVIDES THE ANSWER
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LOS ANGELES, CA (October 2009) – In February, the World Bank issued this stunning report: the spreading global economic crisis is set to trap up to 53 million more people …

Action Alerts, Debt, Featured, Poverty »

[16 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
Stand Up Against Poverty

Stand up. Get up from your chair, your sofa, the floor, or your bed right now.
Now imagine 117 million people all around the world, on every continent, standing up at the same time. This weekend, that’s what’s going to happen.
More than one hundred million people are taking a stand this weekend against global poverty as part of the Stand Up and Take Action Days. While many of us work on poverty issues everyday, talk about it at home and in our communities, once a year we have the opportunity …

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[30 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated the first Monday each October as World Habitat Day.
This year on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C. and around the world, please join Habitat for Humanity in support of this global observance as we come together and declare that the lack of decent, affordable housing is unacceptable.
According to the United Nations, more than 100 million people in the world today are homeless. Millions more face a severe housing problem living without adequate sanitation, with irregular or no electricity supply and without adequate security.
Worldwide, more than 2 …