Hope Festival encourages attendees to ‘do one thing’ to make the world better

Posted April 27, 2013, at 7:07 p.m.
The Do One Thing wall displays written pledges hung by attendees of the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. Attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place. The festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
The Do One Thing wall displays written pledges hung by attendees of the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. Attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place. The festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability. Buy Photo
Lisa Savage gives a presentation on &quotwielding the mighty pen to make the world a better place." She used her protest of the United States military's use of drone warfare as an example. Hope Festival attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place and encourage to give presentations on what they wrote.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
Lisa Savage gives a presentation on "wielding the mighty pen to make the world a better place." She used her protest of the United States military's use of drone warfare as an example. Hope Festival attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place and encourage to give presentations on what they wrote. Buy Photo
 A flower is left in a seat during Do One Thing presentations at the Hope Festival at the University of Maine in Orono on Saturday. The annual festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
A flower is left in a seat during Do One Thing presentations at the Hope Festival at the University of Maine in Orono on Saturday. The annual festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability. Buy Photo
A crowd  is lead by dance instructor Shiwa Noh in a tango lesson during the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. Attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place and encourage to give presentations on what they wrote.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
A crowd is lead by dance instructor Shiwa Noh in a tango lesson during the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. Attendees were asked to write down one thing they will do to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable place and encourage to give presentations on what they wrote. Buy Photo
Thandi Macarinque, 8, tapes a wax paper flower to a newspaper hat during the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. The annual festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability. Supplies for the children's craft area were provided by the Windover Arts Center in Newburgh.
Carter F. McCall | BDN
Thandi Macarinque, 8, tapes a wax paper flower to a newspaper hat during the Hope Festival at the University of Maine on Saturday. The annual festival brings together more than 60 organizations working for social change and sustainability. Supplies for the children's craft area were provided by the Windover Arts Center in Newburgh. Buy Photo

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