After a national survey we conducted determined that many more
seniors were using soup kitchens, I sought new tactics to feed many
more people. To that purpose, in 2007, I wrote what became the Federal
Food Donation Act of 2008, signed by President Bush before he left
office. This act encourages all federal buildings not to throw food
into landfills, using it instead to feed the hungry.
We've covered a lot of territory so far. Anything you'd like to add before we close, Syd?
RWU is a way of life. We don't wait for government or corporations
to facilitate change. We grow our own soldiers to fight this battle. It
will take past my lifetime to win it. We know what needs to be done to
reduce poverty in this country and we just do it. We are the change.
You folks certainly aren't resting on your past
accomplishments. It's been a huge pleasure and a privilege talking
with you, Syd. Best of luck to you!
Hopefully, this interview has whetted your appetite to know
more about Rock and Wrap it Up! If a picture is worth a thousand
words, this video will give you a good sense of how this project works.
- RWU in action
of my interview with Syd
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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)