7 inspiring quotes by Bono, Trevor Noah, Vice President Biden, Miley Cyrus, and more
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7 inspiring quotes by Bono, Trevor Noah, Vice President Biden, Miley Cyrus, and more

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At ONE, we don’t ask people for money—we ask them to use their voice. So to celebrate ONE and (RED)’s tenth anniversary, we brought some of the most powerful voices in music and entertainment to Carnegie Hall in New York City on December 1 for a night of mind-blowing performances. Their words helped us reflect on what you’ve helped us accomplish in ten years—and how much more work there is to do!

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“There is no more first world. There is no more third world. There is one world, and we either live in it together or we fall apart separately. Going solo is no longer an option.” — Bono

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“And extreme poverty is down 60 percent. If we keep pushing, it can be ELIMINATED by 2030. Don’t let anyone tell you it’s impossible – we’re already halfway there.” — Trevor Noah

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“Bill and Melinda have been fierce allies and tireless global activists… a living testament to the fact that actions can be far more powerful than money.” — Stephen Colbert on Bill and Melinda Gates

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“I am excited for the future. I know I will live in an AIDS-free world one day.” — Miley Cyrus

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“At ONE, our job is to do whatever it takes to make sure that Eva’s voice is heard… by the most powerful people on the planet.” — ONE activist Refiloe Mpakanyae

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(Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“Politicians need people to keep us on our toes… to keep us honest. We need responsible global citizens to articulate new challenges, and push for solutions.” — Vice President Joe Biden

Left to right, Bono, Miley Cyrus, Jessie J, and The Edge (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

Left to right, Bono, Miley Cyrus, Jessie J, and The Edge (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for The ONE Campaign)

“In the end it is certainly not celebrities or personalities who change the world… it is social movements.” — Bono

 

Now it’s time to raise YOUR voice: Read the new 2015 AIDS report and sign the petition to tell world leaders to support the Global Fund!

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