TEDxKids@BC: A Review of Modern Day Superheroes

ASHA - Sarah Jamieson's Supheroine alter ego

An amazing conference took place yesterday – TedXKids@BC showcased the extraordinary talent, passion and creativity behind our children and youth.

As part of the Ted team our vision was to invite kids and youth to explore their passions, to live in a world in which they’ve been granted the right to influence decisions impacting their lives. A world in which they stand up with adults as equals and use their creativity and skills to make a brighter future for us all!

My speech was “The Re-Invention of the Modern Day Superhero – The SuperHuman-itarian” and the call for action starts now and I need your help, I cannot achieve this alone.

These Superheroes, these SuperHuman-itarians are the NEW social crusaders sprung from the need of empowerment, the seed of a changing global landscape of interconnection and diversification.

Why Superheroes? Because the explore the global boundaries and allow us to explore our own self awareness as we make our way through life and discover our own truths and offer us a glimpse of how we can dig deep and take the necessary steps to save our world, in a very real way. That time is now!

THE CALL TO ACTION: RUN A MILE IN SOMEONE ELSE’S SHOES CAMPAIGN GOAL

** 1,000 Views & 1,000 Pledges = $16,000.00

***STATS: In one mile I run approx. 1,600 steps in 12 mins, the length of my tedx talk, now if I ask 10 of my friends to view my talk and pledge 1 CENT PER 1 STEP. That = $16.00 ( 1 View. 1 Pledge. 1 SuperHuman-itarian = 12mins)

** If we all ask 100 viewers  and they ask their friends to watch & pledge our POTENTIAL IMPACT= expodentially raises to $160,000.00 supporting great causes that YOU choose!

~~~~HOW~~~~

1. WATCH the talk live or View it After (online coming soon) Join our facebook page for more details – https://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=137981032965325

2. PLEDGE: 1 Step + 1 Cent + 1,604 Steps (steps per/mile /12 min Ted Talk)
= $16.04

3. Choose ACAUSE to support from the 6 options below (3 Local/ 3
International)

4. SHARE: Ask 10 of your friends to view the talk and pledge and “Like” our event
on Facebook!

~~~~THE CAUSES~~~~

LOCAL

** Power To Be Adventure Therapy**

** Canadian Mental Health Association**

** Pivot Foundation/ Hope in Shadows**

All 3 Pledge Pages can be found via CanadaHelps

http://www.canadahelps.org/GivingPages/GivingPage.aspx?gpID=14417

INTERNATIONAL

** Care Canada** http://my.e2rm.com/personalPage.aspx?registrationID=1257949&langPref=en-CA

** Plan – Because I am a Girl** http://my.e2rm.com/personalPage.aspx?SID=3134148&Lang=en-CA

** Free the Children** http://my.e2rm.com/personalPage.aspx?registrationID=1257932&langPref=en-CA

It only takes one SuperHuman-itarian to create change and that person is you! Think about the impact we could make right now! Right here – in a mere 12mins! JOIN MY SUPERHERO CAMPAIGN: VIEW. PLEDGE. SHARE!

Yours in Superhero-ism: Sarah Jamieson (aka ASHA)

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About RUN4ACAUSE

I am what you would call a freelance do’gooder of all things bucketlist and philanthropically inclined. (a) Movement & Performance Coach (a) Social Crusader (a) Wannabe Superhero (a) Athlete (a) Advocate for Play (a) Compassion Junkie (a) Womens and Youth Activist (a) runner'of a' muck (a) Chief Fascia Facilitator (Yoga Teacher and MyoFascia Enthusiast) So, here it is, my BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) TO RAISE $1 MILLION DOLLARS before the age of 35! This is no small 'feet' to take on... A 10 year passion project; by which I harness the power behind the sports philanthropy movement by using my own middle of the pack talent - RUNNING! I am the founder of RUN4ACAUSE, and my goal is simple ~ to combine advocacy with sport and the foundation is to bring awareness to the power behind education, the power of our youth and women's economic empowerment worldwide! This blog is an ongoing Story Telling Series of my RUN4ACAUSE, where I aim to showcase the direct impact WE can make by empowering our youth to transform their world; by mobilizing them to engage in cultural exchange, gain a global perspective, and create and lead social change through the art of sport, and by the power of one voice. Imagine the possibilities! I hope this blog leaves you empowered, inspired and MOVED - so why don't you join me and RUN4ACAUSE!
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