Causecast: Freedom Awards 2010 Shout Out Loud Success for Free the Slaves: “This last Sunday, human rights organization Free The Slaves held their annual Freedom Awards and Freedom Rocks! …
Causecast was there to livestream the awards show to an audience of over 15,000….The awards show will be shown on Halogen TV in January 2011, but you can see some of the exclusive videos made for the evening here.”
- Essence.com: Star Gazing: Forest and Daughters at Freedom Awards: “Forest Whitaker took two dates to the 2010 Freedom Awards at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center — his lovely daughters Sonnet Noel and True.”
- Beanstalkbiz: On the Red Carpet at Freedom Awards: “The host of the night, Sir Ken Robinson, admitted that he didn’t know how big of a problem modern day slavery was until he was asked to be a presenter at the Freedom Awards first event two years ago.“I had no idea. I thought we already did this,” said Robinson.Vincent Kartheiser had the same exact experience this year. When asked to be a presenter, the actor who plays the baby-faced, contemptible Pete Campbell on ‘Mad Men’, says that he didn’t know much about the cause, but after doing some research, he supports Free the Slaves.Free the Slaves organization helps free slaves around the world. According to its “conservative estimate,” there are currently 27 million people enslaved internationally.
The 2010 Freedom Awards happening LIVE in Los Angeles, Sunday November 7 at 6 p.m. PST.
Featuring the witty master of ceremonies: Sir Ken Robinson. Music from Jason Mraz. Presenters include Forest Whitaker, Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher—and more!
The best and most promising activists in the global anti-slavery movement will be honored. A shout-out-loud celebration of triumph! Watch the Freedom Awards to see how people on the front lines work to eradicate slavery—it’s possible. We can end slavery.
Tickets are still available here. (For a 30% discount, put in the code word “FTS BLOG” when prompted!)