"Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation." - Nelson Mandela
Life is great for the average Australian. The latest technology, fashion and food, we have it all – more than any other generation. But just how great can life be when more than a billion people around the world live on less than $1 a day or when a child dies every three seconds from extreme poverty? Or when human trafficking keeps on growing???
We are launching some action steps towards creating a better world... the Amazing Grace movie launches DOWN UNDER on Thursday, April 26th - go see it... if you live in Melbourne we are planning a launch event... check out 2love for more details... http://www.2love.salvationarmy.org.au/main.asp
Also, some brave folks are going homeless during national homelessness awareness week (Aug. 6-12) through-out the Australian South Territory - The Salvation Army is tired of just talking policy... many solid folks are showing solidarity with the homeless by sharing their lives for a few days (with digital video cam to give them a voice), and offering some identification as we get creative about housing reform in this country... want to volunteer to highlite the plight of the homeless in your area? contact me.
There are many more initiatives to come... stay tuned - all suggestions are welcome!