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A New Guiness Record for Standing Up Against Poverty!

43_million Many of us participated in the Millennium Campaign's Stand Up Against Poverty effort on Oct. 16-17. 

The goal was to beat last year's Guiness World Record of 23.5 million.

Guess what? We beat that record and then some. 

According to the Millennium Campaign, 43.7 million people around the world stood up against poverty this year.  "The largest numbers of people who took part in this mobilization came from developing countries," said the Millennium Campaign. Read full news release

If you're one of the 43.7 million who stood up, our work has just begun.  Some progress has been made toward  meeting the eight Millennium Development Goals, but much more is needed.  Read progress report for MDGs at halfway point.

 

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