Cover The Night: Raising Awarenes

Posted: April 22, 2012 in Living and Life, Politics and Leadership, Social Activism
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Volunteers for Cover the Night. I'm the guy at the very end of the top left.

On Friday night at 8:oo, about twenty people, most of them students, gathered together behind the Ohio Union to Cover the Night, an awareness raising event to bring attention to Joseph Kony. Among them was me. And I had an excellent time, if I do say so myself. We basically covered the edge of south campus and went all the way into the very heart of the Short North, Columbus’s artsy shopping district. All told, we must’ve handed out at least 200 fliers and talked to nearly as many people, trying to get them interested.

Because that’s the whole point of raising awareness, right? So that people get interested and do something about it. And this was going on across the nation, if not the world, so I’m really happy that I was able to be apart of it.

I hope to turn this into an article for the Pulse, even though I told my editor my next article will be about something else (hey, nothing says I can’t do two articles, right?).

A very good way to spend a Friday night.

Comments
  1. Sounds like a great way to spend Friday night.

    Just wanted to stop by and thank you for the comment you left on my Freshly Pressed post last week–Top 10 Reasons to Join the Bloggy Blast. Sorry it has taken me nearly a week to get here. Clearly, I have been missing out.

    Hugs,
    Kathy

    • You don’t have to thank me, I just enjoy reading articles on the Freshly-Pressed Space every now and then. And it was a great way to spend a Friday night; I had fun, and hopefully helped a bunch of people. Perhaps someday in the near future Joseph Kony will be cuaght and I can think to myself, “I helped bring that about, in my own tiny way.”
      Hopefully he’ll be caught sooner rather than later though.

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