Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Blog Action Day - Poverty

Today is Blog Action Day and 10 Links a Day is taking part to bring awareness. Over 7000 bloggers are registered to discuss poverty today. The blogospere has alot to offer when it comes to banding together and fighting for a cause. Please see the links below to further educate yourself and see what you can do to help.

Today's 10 Links a Day: The sad state of povery in 2008
  1. Uncultured Project
    Highly Rated YouTube Channel Documenting One Man’s Efforts Against Poverty.
  2. Causes Of Poverty
    Fact Sheets, Statistics And Articles On The Causes And Effects Of Global Poverty
  3. Hans Rosling Talk At TED (Video)
    Fascinating Talk By Researcher Hans Rosling Demoing Some Great Statistics
  4. Girl Effect
    Interesting Project With A Really Worthwhile Video
  5. WorldBank’s Poverty Net
    Lots Of Resources Providing Introductory Information To Poverty Measurement And Analysis
  6. End Poverty By 2015
    Just 7 Years To Go To Achieve The Goals Of The Millenium Campaign
  7. End Poverty Blog
    Daily Log Of Experts From Around The World Promoting The Millennium Development Goals And The Global Fight Against Poverty.
  8. Stand Up Against Poverty
    Auspiciously Occurring Just Two Days After Blog Action Day, This Is A Fantastic Effort To Be A Part Of!
  9. Our Day To End Poverty: 24 Ways You Can Make A Difference
    A Very Worthwhile Read!
  10. Results
    A Nonprofit Grassroots Advocacy Organization Committed To Creating The Political Will To End Hunger
  11. Global Call To Action Against Poverty
    This Global Alliance Is Made Up Of A Diverse Range Of Coalitions, Community Groups, Trade Unions, Individuals, Faith Groups And Campaigners, Who Are All Committed To The Fight Against Poverty.
  12. World Food Programme
    The World’s Frontline Organisation Fighting Hunger.
  13. Oxfam International
    We Believe We Can End Poverty And Injustice, As Part Of A Global Movement For Change.
  14. Spotlight On Poverty
    An Organisation That Aims To Highlight Issues Relating To Poverty In The United States Of America, And To Ask The Presidential Candidates About Their Plans In This Respect.
  15. Moving Up USA
    A Voice For Reducing Poverty & Boosting Social Mobility
  16. Making Poverty History
    Offers Lots Of Useful Ideas And Resources About Poverty And Related Global Issues


Gary Baumgarten said...

World Hunger Year co-founder Bill Ayers will be my guest on News Talk Online on at 5 PM New York time today to talk about World Food Day.

Please go to my blog at and click on the link to the show to talk to Ayers.


Vincent Robleto said...

Nice list of resources for raising awareness and fighting poverty. is doing good things too.

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