This awards show will make you laugh, and cry—and want to change the world.
If you’ve never seen the annual Freedom Awards, you have no idea how inspiring it is to join the growing global movement of people who love freedom. Freedom for all. If you’ve seen previous Freedom Awards—well, this edition will knock your socks off!
Each year, Free the Slaves honors courageous heroes who risk their lives to free slaves. During the broadcast, you’ll see an actual rescue caught on videotape. You’ll see breathtaking portraits of slaves and slavery survivors by world renowned photographer Lisa Kristine. You’ll see Grammy-winner Jason Mraz sing with child slavery survivors in Africa.
Award presenters include Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, actors Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher, Camilla Belle and Vincent Kartheiser, spiritual leader Michael Bernard Beckwith and CNN.com chief Meredith Artley. The witty Sir Ken Robinson is host. Musical guests include Rickie Byars Beckwith, the Agape International Choirs and Ghanaian reggae star Rocky Dawuni.
The Freedom Rocks after-party picks up where the awards ceremony leaves off. It’s premiering on the Slavery Sucks webpage on January 29th. More music from Jason Mraz and Rocky Dawuni, along with Luc and the Lovingtons and the Makepeace Brothers. Actor Ryan Devlin is host.
Enjoy the show, then visit FreetheSlaves.net to donate. Your continuing support makes it possible for us to help people from slavery to freedom worldwide.