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By Adam
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About

There are currently over 27 million slaves in the world. Regardless of what you call them -- indentured servants, attached labor -- this is unacceptable. The majority of these slaves are from India or African countries. My wife and I have been involved with the Emancipation Network for quite some time now. The Emancipation Network works with survivors of human trafficking (and high-risk women and children) to empower and educate -- to break the cycle. Find out more about them here: http://www.madebysurvivors.com

I thought to myself -- what can I do to help? Sure, I can hold fundraiser. Throw small awareness events. But what do I do best? I write music. I play live. That is how I connect to something much greater than me. So -- I will do that. I will record an album. I will tour to support that album. The purpose of the project is to raise money and awareness for the cause. I will use every music connection I have to make this a success. I will tour extensively, hit all major news venues, record all shows, blog, update, speak -- everything I can do to make this a success.

All money from the sale of the album [digital release only] will go to the Emancipation Network. The money wil be used to send survivors and high-risk girls to school. It will be used to empower these women and children. All money from the tour -- donations, cover charges, etc -- will flow to the Emancipation Network.

All good will generated will further the cause.

The album will be released as digital media only -- and on limited edition USB tags. The USB will contain interviews w/ modern day abolitionist, video and pictures representing the current state of modern-day slavery, artwork made by the the survivors and high-risk women and children.

This project will launch and take place over a long period of time. Awareness, fundraising, music, and love --- Together we can do this!!!

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    Access to updates on recording and tour information. Previews of songs as they grow....and first cut at downloading the finished songs.

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    Limited edition vinyl album autographed by all players. Along with USB digital recording.

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    Official tour sponsorship. If you're a business, all your material will go on tour w/ this album. You will be thanked in all media. You will be thanked in all interviews. Even better -- you will truly help the girls and women in India.

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Funding period

- (89 days)