Today in Central Park a Save Darfur event will be taking place that aims to educate through speakers, music and more. The Save Darfur Now: Voices to Stop Genocide rally has an impressive list of people involved, so head up there and get involved yourself:


Madeleine K. Albright (former United States Secretary of State)
Joey Cheek (U.S. Olympic Team speed skater, Gold & Silver medalist)
Irwin Cotler (Member of Parliament, Canada, Mount Royal)
Larry Cox (Amnesty International USA)
Steve Gutow (Jewish Council for Public Affairs)
Fatema Haroun (Darfur Alert Coalition)
Omer Ismail (Darfur Peace and Development Organization)
Jeff Johnson (BET, Hip Hop 4 Darfur)
Tony Kireopoulos (National Council of Churches, USA)
Samantha Power (Author, "A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide")
John Prendergast (International Crisis Group)
Ethan Rafal (Student journalist/photographer, detained in Sudan)
Charles B. Rangel (US House of Representatives, NY-15)
David Rubenstein (Save Darfur Coalition)
Mira Sorvino (actor)
Chris Smith (US House of Representatives, NJ - 4)
Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid (Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood)
Gloria White-Hammond (Million Voices for Darfur)
Mohamed Yahya (Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy)


Big & Rich
Suzanne Vega
Citizen Cope
Lupe Fiasco
Berklee College of Music presents "Voices of Mercy" (performing original music written for the women of Darfur, with introduction from Linda Mason, Mercy Corps)
Nsengiyumva & the Vang'Inanga drum troupe

Above is a video explaining why this event is taking place, and inviting everyone to come out to Central Park today.

2 to 5pm // New York City [Central Park, East Meadow] // Free