MISSING: United States #KONY2012

Now that social media is buzzing about the KONY2012 campaign by the organization Invisible People, this is a good time to start looking at issues here in the United States.

For example, did you know that there are only two counties on the entire planet that have not ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, a human rights treaty? Somalia and the United States are the only two countries that have not stepped up to the plate and ratified.

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No Time Left And The Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) were decided upon by 191 countries in 2000. With only 5 years to go, 8 top filmmakers got together to mobilize others into action. They created 8 short videos which were compiled into the feature film “8.” Each of the short stories focusing on one of the MDGs.

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