Top Stories

Angelina Jolie @ Global Action for Children

Angelina Jolie @ Global Action for Children

Angelina Jolie announces the establishment of Global Action for Children (GAC)’s new headquarters in Washington, DC at a news conference held at the National Press Club on Thursday.

Angelina said, “The numbers associated with this problem are staggering. It is overwhelming and the scale of the problem seems to give many an excuse for inaction. In many ways it is better to think of these children one by one — each deserving of our care and attention, each being of equal value, and each being a test of whether justice — or injustice — will prevail.

“I am here to simply ask you to think about orphaned children not as a burden but as a great opportunity. Their education is an investment in our future. … They have had to work very, very hard to survive, but when they are given a chance, they grow strong, stronger than most. … The Lost Boys of Sudan are a great example.”

The GAC is a nonpartisan advocacy organization focused on on increasing funding by $2.5 billion per year by the U.S. government for programs that support orphans and vulnerable children.

15+ pictures inside of Angelina at the news conference…

Like Just Jared on Facebook
angelina jolie global action for children 01
angelina jolie global action for children 02
angelina jolie global action for children 03
angelina jolie global action for children 04
angelina jolie global action for children 05
angelina jolie global action for children 06
angelina jolie global action for children 07
angelina jolie global action for children 08
angelina jolie global action for children 09
angelina jolie global action for children 10
angelina jolie global action for children 11
angelina jolie global action for children 12
angelina jolie global action for children 13
angelina jolie global action for children 14
angelina jolie global action for children 15

JJ Links Around The Web

Wenn
  • Bobby Brown continues performing while Bobbi Kristina is in hospice care - US Weekly
  • Jimmy Fallon photographed with his injured hand - TMZ
  • Does Khloe Kardashian have a new boyfriend? - Gossip Cop
  • Kendall Jenner's abs are unreal - Just Jared Jr
  • Celebs celebrate the Fourth of July...see the pics! - Radar
  • Caitlyn Jenner shared an inspirational message - Huffington Post
  • Chris Hemsworth and his wife are such a cute couple - Lainey Gossip
  • You should watch these shows before the Emmy nominations - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here