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Video & Twitter Contest via @Breakthrough: “I AM THIS LAND”

November 20, 2010

via DWN member, Breakthrough:

I AM THIS LAND is a response to a year of divisive rhetoric; it is Breakthrough’s call for a more positive and open-minded future for our country. The new year provides the opportunity to celebrate our diversity and recommit to building a society that values dignity, equality and justice. Join us by making a video that uses the phrase I AM THIS LAND, and share your hopes for diversity and acceptance in the U.S. You can also participate via Twitter!

Our President and CEO, Mallika Dutt, said it best: “It’s been a year of remarkably angry and divisive rhetoric, and I believe that many people in America are ready for a more positive attitude toward diversity, acceptance and equality.”

To participate, contestants can submit their videos and fans across the country will view, discuss and rate each submission. Finally, a panel of high profile independent judges will watch the Top 10 videos as voted by the public and 5 selected by Breakthrough and select the winners. Breakthrough will also select a winning Twitter post on diversity, written by someone following @Breakthrough that is tagged with #iamthisland.org. Videos will be judged fo

For more information, check out http://iamthisland.org/

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