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Adebayo Okeowo is no ordinary human rights lawyer. In this emotive talk given at TEDxPretoria, he shares his idea around using visuals to make the law less complicated and more relatable. Adebayo says that we should never underestimate the power of a picture to communicate critical issues like human rights. Adebayo is a human rights lawyer with vast experience working for African and international organizations including SERAC, Global Rights, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, and Global Integrity, amongst others. He currently works as Advocacy Coordinator for the Centre for Human Rights based in Pretoria, South Africa and is a research fellow with the Center for Human Rights Science, Pittsburgh USA. In 2013, Adebayo started an organization called White Code Centre, which uses audio- visuals to reshape how human rights are perceived. He is also part of the global team working with Amnesty International on its open source investigation project called the Digital Verification Corps (DVC). Adebayo continues to create riveting visuals because he believes in their ability to challenge stereotypes and change status quo. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at TEDxPretoria
Interview with Rev. Bill Kirlin-Hackett, Director of the Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness http://www.itfhomeless.org
interview with Patricia Jurewicz the Director of Responsible Sourcing Network (RSN), a project of As You Sow. She was interviewed by Christine Arena of 3BL Media at the 2011 Ceres Conference held May 11th and 12th 2011 in Oakland, CA. The RSN address major human rights and environmental challenges at the raw commodity level of the supply chain.
3BL Media's Lorraine Smith caught up with Tim Mohin Director Corporate Social Responsibility at AMD at the Ethical Sourcing Forum. He talks about the sensitive topic of conflict minerals in the Congo.
Tag: Social justice and responsible sourcing
On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media's Chris Jarvis interviews Barbara Turley-McIntyre, Director, Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship at The Co-Operators, an insurance and financial services organization. She talks about how the company moved forward on a sustainability strategy.
On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Media's Chris Jarvis caught up with Tania M. Carnegie, Executive Director and Community Leadership at KPMG. They moved up sustainability from the program level to being a pillar of their business strategy.
A report on Ethan Schaffer (recipient of the Brower Youth Award in 2002) who has created Organic Volunteers, a national outreach and education program for sustainability and organic food systems.
Scott Warren Provided Food & Water to Migrants in Arizona; He Now Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison.
Democracy Now! Published on May 29, 2019
An Arizona humanitarian aid volunteer goes to trial today for providing water, food, clean clothes and beds to two undocumented migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert in southern Arizona. If convicted, Scott Warren could spend up to 20 years in prison. Warren, an activist with the Tucson-based No More Deaths, is charged with three felony counts of allegedly “harboring” undocumented immigrants. For years, No More Deaths and other humanitarian aid groups in southern Arizona have left water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert, where the temperature often reaches three digits during summer, to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border. Warren was arrested on January 17, 2018, just hours after No More Deaths released a report detailing how U.S. Border Patrol agents had intentionally destroyed more than 3,000 gallons of water left out for migrants crossing the border. The group also published a video showing border agents dumping out jugs of water in the desert. Hours after the report was published, authorities raided the Barn, a No More Deaths aid camp in Ajo, where they found two migrants who had sought temporary refuge. We speak with Scott Warren and his fellow No More Deaths volunteer and activist Catherine Gaffney in Tucson.
What does it look like when someone in Sweden brushes their teeth or when someone in Rwanda makes their bed? Anna Rosling Rönnlund wants all of us to find out, so she sent photographers to 264 homes in 50 countries (and counting!) to document the stoves, bed, toilets, toys and more in households from every income bracket around the world. See how families live in Latvia or Burkina Faso or Peru as Rosling Rönnlund explains the power of data visualization to help us better understand the world. Check out more TED Talks here.
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