by Michael dEstries
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mandy moore

Actress/Singer Mandy Moore and social environmental advocate Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of famous ocean explorer, spent the day on Capitol Hill Tuesday meeting with congressional leaders to advocate for more resources to provide clean water. From The Hill,

The two participated in a Congressional briefing on the effect of water, sanitation and hygiene on global health and development and then visited Upper Senate Park, where they took photos with students from Oyster Adams Elementary in D.C. and HB Woodlawn School in Arlington. The photo opportunity was the world’s longest toilet queue, to draw attention to the lack of water and sanitation globally.

The campaign was part of a partnership with American Standard Brands in celebration of World Water Week.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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