Category Archives: Featured

In the Spotlight: Foster Care’s New Narratives

Watch the trailer for Know How, a film by and about children in foster care. Project Ubuntu’s 38th week was spent volunteering at Hope Village, a volunteer village set up to rebuild

Videos: Healthy Rivers Partnership

Project Ubuntu, personal interviews with Daniel Becton Healthy Rivers Partnership River Heroes Video Index Stuart Caswell Larry O’Donnell Scott Mansker Dan Sturdevant Steven Schnarr Abby Caswell Vickie Richmond

Video: Foundation to Assist Young Musicians

  Check out this video Daniel made to celebrate Project Ubuntu’s partner in Las Vegas, and visit for more on the Foundation to Assist Young Musicians

In the Spotlight – Felicia Follum

  While in Laramie for Week 32 I met Felicia Follum, a talented artist who created #TheLilyPadProject to raise awareness about human trafficking and sex slavery. Each of the 1,500 water lilies and

Project Ubuntu Visits CFB

From Food for Thought, March 2013 Staff newsletter for Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Daniel Becton is the creator of Project Ubuntu, a year-long trip celebrating one organization in every state. The

Breakthrough Santa Fe – Super Saturday

Daniel made a video from Breakthrough Santa Fe’s “Super Saturday” event at the end of his week with the organization. Check out some of the action!

In the Spotlight: The Moral Injury of the Soldier’s Soul

“War is hell.”  -William Tecumseh Sherman[1]     Erv Janssen, M.D., retired psychiatrist, U.S. Navy The psychological wounds of war cut deeper than the terror of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. There is

Week 14 – South Carolina

  PHOTO — The disAbility Resource Center team, which provides crucial resources for people with disabilities in the Charleston region of South Carolina.   “I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what

In the Spotlight – Our House

  PHOTO: Volunteers spend time with babies at Our House, which offers care to children of all ages as part of its effective, holistic program.   Upon hearing about my travels to high-need

Music Service on Tour: Guest Post by Daniel Becton January 28, 2013 Guest Post I am currently on a service trip that will take me to one community in every state, celebrating and supporting initiatives that harness