• Our Last Day at ‘Roo Well, last night’s Kanye West performance turned into an early morning set. After a long delay, the sun started coming up and by the time we walked back to camp it was full daylight. Still it was worth it to have seen both a Tennessee sunrise and sunset. The tent has been busy as festival […] WITNESS June 15, 2008
  • Sunshine! Despite more rain this morning, lots of people have been coming by the WITNESS tent. The sun came out in time for a really fun set by Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings. I’ve also had an awesome time sharing the experience with all the other non-profits at Planet Roo. Folks from Oxfam, Carbon Shredders, […] WITNESS June 14, 2008
  • Day Two continued This has been a great day. It’s exciting for WITNESS staff to see first hand how people react to hearing about the work WITNESS and WITNESS partners are doing. There is a real sense of gratitude from the people passing by, and a real interest in getting involved. I spoke on a panel about Arts […] Rebecca Lichtenfeld June 14, 2008
  • Bonnaroo Day Two Things are off to a good start in the world of WITNESS. We were on the radio in Tuscon, Arizona. And in Bonnaroo land. 92.9 The Mountain’s morning talk show host invited us on this morning to talk about the work we’re doing around the world. Apart from thanking Bonnaroo for enabling WITNESS to have […] WITNESS June 13, 2008
  • 20 Minutes til Vampire Weekend Hi Folks, Thursday night. Hot. Bonnaroo. If you build it, they will come. We build the WITNESS tent. And concertgoers are visiting us in droves. YAY. We’re projecting our short WITNESS promotional videos (which talk about the work we’re doing) on the top of our tent. Many people have also been signing our postcard to […] WITNESS June 13, 2008
  • Bonnaroo 2008!!! WITNESS On the Road is back this summer and we’re kicking things off with Bonnaroo. The annual Bonnaroo Music Festival brings 90,000 people to the farmlands of Tennessee. WITNESS staff (that’s Miyoko our Development Associate in the photo) and volunteers are set up at Planet Roo a special area of the music festival designated for […] WITNESS June 12, 2008