How is Invisible Children giving these young people hope?
First and foremost, Invisible Children bases itself upon the idea that what the youth of America are concerned about cannot be ignored by the American government. And what the American government are concerned about cannot be ignored by the rest of the world. So to give this issue worldwide attention, we create lots of demonstrations to get the message out. On top of that, we use the funding and the donations of people’s time. We have offices over in Uganda; we’re rebuilding 11 schools, which educate more than 8,000 kids. The buildings were condemned, and we’re rebuilding all of the structures, so that these kids can have a place to learn, and to thrive in school. And there are over 700 kids whose school dues we pay. How would you like to see the rest of us contribute to Invisible Children? The amazing thing is that the majority of what they ask is for people’s time, because it’s more valuable than money. And whether it’s going and volunteering in Uganda, or asking you to sit down for