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‘We Need To Be Better’: A Rallying Cry From First Call Keynote

Submitted by Tyee Staff, Today

Community organizer Michael Redhead Champagne gave a rousing keynote speech at the 2019 First Call Fundraising Gala, where he called on participants to be fearless and do more than give dollars.

He discussed grassroots organizing and advocacy, the flaws of the child welfare system, the super-grannies that love and support youth and how sometimes a will to help can override and trump a lack of dollars.

He dares us to use our privilege where we can to help those around us.

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