UNICEF at USC's Voice of a Child - Uniting to Help the Children of Angola

UNICEF at USC is hosting a night of unity and humanitarian consciousness featuring a benefit concert, raffles, food, and a keynote address by Dr. Gerald Bender. All proceeds go to UNICEF's aid work in Angola.

Thursday, April 19, 2007
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
McCarthy Quad
University of Southern California campus
Los Angeles, CA

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Gerald Bender, USC Professor of International Relations

Scheduled to Perform:

  • Under the Influence of Giants
  • Cipes & the People
  • Shwayze supported by Whitestarr/Cisco
  • Indie 103
  • Trojan Men
  • Robot Love
  • The Intervals
  • The Beehive Spirits
  • Alex Hameline
  • Vosotro's Quiet Orchestra

Food (for purchase at discount prices):

  • 21 Choices frozen yogurt
  • Subway

Comedians / Celebrity Appearances / & even more bands!


  • Grand prize of 2 round trip airline tickets to anywhere in the US - including Alaska and Hawaii
  • Other prizes:  Coffee Bean gift baskets; Starbucks gift baskets, USC sweaters; USC t-shirts; 15 CDs
  • Raffle tickets $1 each
  • Tickets can be purchased Mon., 4/16 - Wed., 4/18 on Trousdale from 12 - 2:30 PM - look for the UNICEF@USC table, or buy tickets at the Voice of a Child benefit concert on April 19 in McCarthy Quad.

About Gerald Bender:

Gerald Bender is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California.  He researches perceptions and misperceptions in United States foreign policy toward Africa and is currently studying the management of human diversity and its impact on economic development in South Africa, Namibia and Angola. Professor Bender has published over twenty-five academic articles in journals such as Foreign Policy and Comparative Politics and dozens of articles in leading American newspapers such as The New York Times and The Washington Post. He consults for the State Department, United Nations, World Bank, National Security Council and several multinational corporations.  He is widely published, including Angola Under the Portuguese, and he is also the recipient of four major teaching awards at USC, including the Outstanding Faculty Award.  He is past president of the African Studies Association and former director of the School of International Relations.

Professor Bender earned his MA at the University of California, Los Angeles and his Ph.D. in U.S. Foreign Policy Analysis and Regional Studies-Africa at the University of California, Los Angeles.

About UNICEF at USC:

The USC campus chapter of UNICEF was started in Fall 2004 with the mission to help save, protect, and improve the lives of children around the world through immunization, education, health care, nutrition, clean water, and sanitation.


For more information, please contact:unicef/'>www-scf.usc.edu/unicef/

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Sponsor(s): The Viper Room; Everything's Gone Green, A New Sort of Comedy opening 4/20 at Sunset Laemmle 5.