The AWEARNESS book consists of 86 essays and conversations by individuals who have been inspired to do their part to effect meaningful social change. We will be releasing excerpts from the book throughout the week. The second is Rosario Dawson, below is a short excerpt from her contribution:
Ever since I participated in a save-the-trees march when I was ten, I’ve worked with many groups to support numerous causes, from women’s issues and workers’ rights, sustainable clothing, to HIV/AIDS awareness and poverty. But I spend most of my time working with Voto Latino, a nonpartisan organization I co-founded a few years ago, because it covers all the issues.