STANDing UP in Chi-town
October 17, the Global Day of Action Against Poverty, students at
energizing local event was organized by the
The event concluded with participants together standing up to demonstrate their support of the Millennium Development Goals and their commitment to ending extreme poverty by 2015. They added their numbers to the 38.7 million people in 110 countries around the world who broke the Guinness World Record-- set last year at 23.5 million-- for the largest number of people to "STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY" in 24 hours. Read the full press release here.
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