Noteworthy: Fall Out Boy, Invisible Children, and the Bracelet Campaign

Have you seen the video from Fall Out Boy for their single Me and You? The video tells the story of two teens in love whose lives are horrifically interrupted when the boy is kidnapped and forced to be a child soldier. Fall Out Boy teamed up with Invisible Children, the organization created by three young filmmakers as a result of their film Invisible Children: Rough Cut, which exposes the tragic realities of northern Uganda’s child soldiers.

Having worked at UNICEF on child rights issues for several years, this is an issue close to my heart. Kudos to Fall Out Boy for bringing attention to the painful issue of child soldiers through their powerful video. Check it out:

Smart Girls Know » Blog Archive » Fall Out Boy and Invisible Children

Click on the link for “Smart Girls Know” to check out the videos and more info (stats inclu).

izzys-red-bracelet.jpgInvisible Children ROCKS. Want a meaningful stocking stuffer? Check out the Bracelet Campaign from invisiblechildren.com– it’s a great initiative and I currently have Emmy’s red bracelet and looking to buy more for friends for holiday gifts.

It’s worth it.

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