AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Global Night Commute - Invisible Childrens Campaign
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 04/2006
Chapter University of Michigan Medical School
Project Coordinator Ariel Palanca
Summary of project We, along with thousands of people around the United States, marched to city hall and slept over night on the pavement in sign of our support for the global commuters in Uganda. We are trying to raise awareness and pressure the US goverment to take action.

Content area Human Rights
Number of participants 25
Participant hours involved 250 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $15 (supplies)
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Flyers, word of mouth, previous documentary showing about the plight of the Ugandan children.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions A lot of people started the project, but once it got cold or they got bored they decided to go home and not spend the night. We should have had the participants commit to spending the night. Other than that, it was extremely successful.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments www.invisiblechildren.com