You are invited to stop
in and check out this free event!
It will be happening all
day long and up to 8pm.
Please invite your friends
and associate. This is a great occasion to meet up with your
friends for brunch, lunch, a drink or dinner.
A broad coalition of NGO
and non-profit groups and the One Campaign are hosting and promoting
this public viewing party and networking event from 11am to 8pm.
Here in the bay area we
are plugging into this historic event and showcase the fact that
there is a vibrant community of international development organizations,
artist, musicians, technology people, cultural workers, volunteers
and activists that welcomes the public to get involved with the
global movement to end extreme poverty.
Local cultural and music
celebrities as well as political and community leaders are being
invited to show support by making personal appearances. Local
television and news media are being invited to report on this
local gathering as part of their coverage of the larger global
Live 8 is not a fundraising
event. It is about raising voice one worldwide voice with
one unified message to the G8 Summit leaders to "Make Poverty
History". It is designed to showcase public support to the
G8 leaders, for funding sustainable development solutions to
eliminate extreme global poverty, particularly in Africa where
the need is greatest.
These Live 8 Global Concerts
Against Poverty will be the largest global civic and cultural
event the world has ever seen. The concerts take place on July
2nd on three continents and in eight cities; London, Philadelphia,
Toronto, Paris, Rome and Berlin,Tokyo and Johannesburg with over
100 of the worlds leading pop stars performing to a combined
live audience of over one million people. AOL will webcast the
event live worldwide to over 100 million people online. The BBC,
MTV networks and national networks will broadcast the concerts
to two billion television viewers worldwide.