Oxfam America CHANGE Leader Paul Gallegos recently traveled around the eastern US with the Reverb Campus Consciousness Tour, which aims to “inspire and activate students in an electric atmosphere while leaving a positive impact on each community the tour visits.” This particular tour featured international sensation Janelle Monae and indie-popsters fun. Check out some of Paul’s highlights and his comments below:
At Cornell University, above, our second stop on the tour, about 200 people signed our petition asking Congress not to cut life-saving aid.
Our table was never short on information to give to inquisitive students, like these two new Oxfam supporters at the University of Maine.
Janelle Monae took time out of her hectic post-show schedule to meet with a couple of Oxfam volunteers during our tour stop at Dickinson College.
Several of my fellow CHANGE Leaders joined me during our three-week tour. Above, Katie Cordell, far left, talks to an interested music fan at the University of Iowa.
We were able to reach out to students during the day while the band fun. performed an acoustic set for students at each stop. Here, the guys provide a break for students at Tulane University.
Each night of reaching out to students was capped with a phenomenal performance by Janelle Monae.
Alex Page from Janelle Monae’s Arch Orchestra hangs at our booth before heading for the dressing room during our final tour stop at Dickinson College.
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