• Summerstage with Rodrigo y Gabriela In an uncanny feeling of deja vu beck and I are once again manning the witness table…  This time at summer stage in central park for  rodrigo y gabriela.  Let me tell you, it’s a whole different experience when you’ve showered in the last 36 hours…  Everyone is cleaner – including us. In an odd […] WITNESS July 1, 2007
  • The Final Day at Roo Becky says: It’s Sunday already. I wish I could say time flew, but it kinda creeped along, real southern style. The festival comes to an end this evening with Widespread Panic closing out the weekend. It’s been a great learning experience for us, and we’re still digesting all the pros of being here.  Regina Specktor […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld June 17, 2007
  • Manu Chao in the house Becky says: It’s Friday night and I finally found a little spot on the grass where our wireless works. It’s dark and I just came from Many Chao’s performance. It was hands down, my Bonnaroo highlight so far. Even better, I got to discuss WITNESS with Manu and the wonderful people working and traveling with […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld June 15, 2007
  • Day Two Becky here: Hi Folks! Wireless is spotty at best, but we’ll do our best to stay in touch. Yesterday was really inspiring. We had HUNDREDS of people visit our tent to get materials, sign up for our free online newsletter and  hear more about what we’re doing. Our volunteers are fantastic and it’s refreshing to […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld June 15, 2007
  • wireless is down We’ve been trying to live blog but the wireless connection has been down since last night. Hopefully it’ll be up later. Yesterday was a lot better than expected, we got a ton of sign ups and the kids seem genuinely excited about the hub. Beck worked her magic and got some meetings set up. it […] WITNESS June 15, 2007
  • Day One of Bonnaroo Becky here: The people are arriving. YAY. And our tent looks pretty beautiful (if we say so ourselves). Our team has been up and ready to roll since 7 AM. We’re camping with a bunch of other folks working at the festival and have about a 20 minute walk from our campsite to our WITNESS […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld June 14, 2007
  • setting up the booth Becky, Noelle and me are setting up the WITNESS tent. We are located right in the center of the entire festival. We’re going to be able to hear The Police from our tented area. Good thing we arrived a day before the concertgoers. There’s a lot to get done. We seem to be the only […] WITNESS June 13, 2007
  • We found noelle! We made it to Noelle’s place (see pic). Noelle is a former WITNESS intern and total rockstar who is dedicating 5 days of her time helping WITNESS get the word out about video advocacy — or in other words — using video for to defend human rights. She also gathered 5 friends who are excited […] WITNESS June 13, 2007
  • In Nashville Landed in Nashville.  Apparently there are some other people attending Bonnaroo on our flight. It sounds like it’s going to be HUGE with lots of interesting org’s and companies present. We can’t wait to get there and look around. WITNESS June 13, 2007
  • we're on the plane! So me and Beck made it on the plane after a total fiasco of a check in process that is American Airlines.   Note to self:  buy coffee AFTER the security check point. Nashville here we come! WITNESS June 13, 2007
  • Welcome to On the Road This is a blog to document the travels of people from WITNESS. To kick things off, Becky and I will be camping out with 90,000 people outside of Nashville, Tennessee for the Bonnaroo Music  Festival. Bonnaroo is highlighting WITNESS this year, helping us raise awareness about the work we do around the world. In case […] WITNESS June 12, 2007