The Humanitarians: Pilot Episode

A little humanitarian humor!  This is the pilot episode of the sit com The Humanitarians. It is a 30-minute comedy series about the exploits of a group of idealists trying to save the world — one unwanted T-shirt at a time. It’s a humorous look at non-profits, altruism, and the crazy things we do to try and make a difference in the world. The show takes place at the NYC headquarters of SWEDOW (Stuff We Don’t Want), a tiny non-profit whose purpose is to collect Stuff We Don’t Want (used t-shirts, ugly dresses, holy sneakers?) from wealthy Americans and ship it over to Poor People in Africa. This turns out to be a pretty bad solution to poverty — but it’s the thought that counts, right?

I don’t know what the status of the show is now.   But you can watch the pilot by clicking here or below.  Now where is Malawi again?

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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