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The future is ours: Uncle Sam’s Alphabet Soup by Meera DasGupta

The Future Is Ours: Uncle Sam’s Alphabet Soup is an original work, written, performed and filmed by Meera DasGupta. It speaks to civic engagement and ways to promote the quality of life in communities. Girl Be Heard cast members are asked to write and perform about social justice and solution-based activism while also discovering the power to take charge in their communities and to lead. This performance gives citizens, leaders and policy makers insight into the concerns of youth today.

Performers

Meera DasGupta

Meera Dasgupta is a 16-year-old 'Girl Be Heard' Active Performer and the 2020 United States Youth Poet Laureate with the National Youth Poet Laureate Program and Urban Word NYC. She is a Van Lier Fellow, Federal Hall Fellow, Climate Speaks Winner, & Scholastic Arts and Writing Winner.
Meera's performances have been featured by the NY Times, PBS, Apple, Grist, the Apollo, Bryant Park etc. and has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall, the Teen Vogue Summit, TEDxCUNY. She hopes to continue to utilize the intersection between social justice and poetry in order to uplift the voices of underrepresented communities.

Humanity’s Impact

MY World 360° 2020 Collection
“Humanity’s Impact” is a mini-series that uses data simulation and dark humour to call attention to the  ugly side of consumer culture. By letting people imagine the unimaginable, the film raises awareness about the damage that consumer culture is causing our planet.

Created by

Studio Birthplace – Malaysia, Singapore, Netherlands

From screens to the streets: NYC mural for people and planet

GreenPoint Innovations, the UN SDG Action Campaign, the Climate Group/Climate Week NYC and partners have teamed up for GreenPoint EARTH 2020 #Screens2Streets to invite artists all over the world to share how the Sustainable Development Goals inspire them, their art, and their artmaking process for people and the planet. See the unveiling of the mural in New York City with dynamic drone coverage.

Created by

GreenPoint Innovations

United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives

Recognizing the power of creativity in spreading critical public health information across languages, cultures and communities, the SDG Strategy Hub, based in the UN Office for Partnerships, issued a global call to arms to creatives everywhere to respond to the United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives.

Thousands of creators from around the world generously submitted their work to help communicate important and unifying messages that can combat the spread of COVID-19 and unite the world during this pandemic. The creative work is free to share and available in multiple creative formats and languages, available on the dedicated Content Hub on Talenthouse. Learn more about the Open Call here.

YouTube x Tribeca x UN Creative Partnership Virtual Celebration

Eight global creative agencies & Tribeca filmmakers in partnership with YouTube, the United Nations, and Tribeca Enterprises, supported by the SDG Strategy Hub, launched a pro bono ad campaign aimed at highlighting eight Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These eight teams from around the world were given a brief on a single Goal with the challenge of creating a compelling campaign which would resonate with local audiences using YouTube’s video ad sequencing format.

Deutsch, Los Angeles, USA – No Poverty
Grabarz & Partner, Germany – Zero Hunger
EMOTIVE, Australia – Quality Education
Dentsu, Thailand – Gender Equality
Wunderman Thompson, Brazil – Sustainable Cities and Communities
Leo Burnett, Chicago, USA – Responsible Consumption and Production
AMVBBDO, United Kingdom – Climate Action
Goodby Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco, USA – Life Below Water

September 23, 08:45
08:45 — 09:00 EST (GMT-5) (15′)

Accountability, Activism, Alliances, Cities, Climate, Creativity & Culture, Data, Education, Environment, Inequalities, Leave No One Behind, Planet, Youth

From screens to the streets: NYC mural for people and planet, GlobalGoals | Climate Action, Humanity’s Impact, KeepItUp, The future is ours: Uncle Sam’s Alphabet Soup by Meera DasGupta

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