Connie Britton Named Goodwill Ambassador by the UN

Connie Britton Named Goodwill Ambassador by the UN

By Mike Fossum April 2, 2014

Nashville actress Connie Britton was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Wednesday. Her concentration will be global women’s empowerment and an emphasis on the eradication of poverty. Britton, who has been involved with various …

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Poorest State in America Revealed Poorest State in America Revealed

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Bono Seeks Yahoo Answers To Poverty

U2′s frontman and noteworthy activist takes his turn during the Yahoo Answers “Ask the Planet” promotion and asks for suggestions on battling the problem of global poverty.

Geldof Upset Over Text Messaging Ticket Contest

Winners of tickets to the Live 8 event in London apparently wasted no time posting their ducats on eBay.

Poverty to Riches: Myth or Reality?

You CAN start with empty pockets and piles of bills and build a steady income, even wealth, via the internet. It’s a long, hard road though, so it’s best to prepare and take along a good map.