For Immediate Release
July 2, 2009
Eileen White Read, 202.741.6376
RELEASE: Julianne Moore, Juliana Margulies, Brooke Smith, and Ken Baumann Join Enough’s RAISE Hope for
To raise awareness about the Congo crisis, actor Ken Baumann from the television show “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” hosted castmates Daren Kagasoff, Camille Winbush, and Renee Olstead, along with dozens of other young Hollywood actors, at a consciousness-raising event at the Hollywood restaurant and club Jane’s House.
Guests included AnnaLynne McCord of “90210” and “Nip/Tuck,” Selena Gomez of “The Wizards of Waverly Place,” and Emmanuelle Chriqui of “Entourage.” Ms. Chriqui was featured in a video supporting RAISE Hope for
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The videos are part of an initiative created by Enough, the anti-genocide project at the Center for American Progress, in partnership with YouTube™. The partnership’s Come Clean 4 Congo video contest is empowering individuals to create compelling messages that highlight the link between conflict minerals used in cell phones and the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – the deadliest since World War II.
Judges for the contest are Oscar-nominated actor Ryan Gosling, actress Sonya Walger from ABC’s "Lost," and Oscar-nominated director Wim Wenders. Following tomorrow’s deadline for submissions, the celebrity judges will narrow their favorite videos down to three. Then the public will be asked to vote for the winner. The creator of the winning video will be flown to
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