Global Poverty and Disease
The One Campaign launched its One Vote '08 project, co-chaired by former Senate Majority Leaders Frist and Daschle, to mobilize voters to… read more
The One Campaign launched its One Vote '08 project, co-chaired by former Senate Majority Leaders Frist and Daschle, to mobilize voters to make the fight against global poverty and disease an election issue. Participants, including grassroots organizers who joined the event via satellite, spoke about efforts educate the electorate about humanitarian issues, international tensions and security issues related to global poverty, and the role activists could take in bringing the issue to political candidates.
The event, held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill, included music by the African Children’s Choir, a video message from supporters including Bono and Matt Damon, and participation from state supporters in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Daschle, Thomas "Tom" A. U.S. Senator (Former) [D] South Dakota
- Frist, William "Bill" U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Tennessee
- McCue, Susan President and CEO One Campaign
- McLaren, Brian D. Minister
- Oliver, Jack Co-Chairman One Campaign
- Sichinga, Karen Nurse