The 2013/2014 We Day season will see more than 160,000 in attendance, and millions more watching online at www.MTV.ca/weday and through the broadcast special premiering on Monday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. ET on MTV and Much; and Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. ET and Sunday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. ET on CTV. The largest season to date, We Day will stop in twelve cities across North America and for the first time ever internationally with We Day UK in Spring 2014, truly making this a global movement for change.
We Day is free of charge to the thousands of students and educators in attendance, thanks to the generous support of sponsors led by National Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS.
-- Like We Day on Facebook: facebook.com/WeDay-- Twitter: @Freethechildren; @CraigKielburger-- Official Hashtag: #WeDay-- Visit www.weday.com
About Free The Children
Free The Children is an international charity and educational partner. Founded in 1995 by international activist Craig Kielburger, Free The Children believes in a world where young people are free to achieve their fullest potential, and empowers youth to remove barriers that prevent them from being active local and global citizens. The organization's domestic programs-which includes We Day, Free The Children's signature youth empowerment event-educate, engage and empower 1.7 million young people across North America, the UK and around the world to become engaged global citizens. Its international projects have brought more than 650 schools and school rooms to youth and provided clean water and sanitation, health care and food security to one million people around the world, freeing children and their families from the cycle of poverty.
The organization has received the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child, the Human Rights Award from the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations, and has formed successful partnerships with leading school boards and Oprah's Angel Network. For more information, visit www.freethechildren.com.
From fashion and politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original programming. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.
As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, Much is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering trendworthy, topical programming, and exclusive live events. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including Much.ca, on Twitter (with over half a million followers), and Facebook (with more than 1.3 million likes and counting), Much continues to deliver unique and clever programming to its audience. Much supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.
For more information on We Day or to request an interview
with a We Day Speaker, please contact:
Associate Director PR & Publicity, Free The Children
For more information on MTV and Much, please contact:
MTV and Much