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Matt Damon & Gary White

Water.org & WaterEquity

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Matt Damon and Gary White are virtual guests at Crosscut Festival 2022.

Matt Damon is the cofounder of Water.org & WaterEquity, as well as an actor, producer, and screenwriter. In 2006 he founded H20 Africa Foundation to raise awareness about water initiatives on the continent. Matt’s active participation in the work of Water.org & WaterEquity has positioned him as one of the world’s experts on water and sanitation issues.

Gary White is the cofounder and CEO of Water.org & WaterEquity. In 1991 he launched Water Partners, now the international NGO known as Water.org. Today, he leads both organizations in creating and executing market-driven solutions to the global water crisis, driving innovations in the way water and sanitation projects are delivered and financed.

When: 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 4

Where: Virtual. RSVP for free now.

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Social Justice

Turning on the Faucet

Crosscut Festival 2022
Fri May 6, 2022 | 1:00pm

Most of us don't think about turning on the faucet, But more than one-third of the world doesn't have access to safe or clean water. Matt Damon and Gary White think this is a problem with a solution and they set out to prove it.They worked with partners across the globe to deliver clean and/or sanitized water to more than 40 million people. Is it working? Can we help? WATCH NOW

Featuring: Matt Damon & Gary White, Leah Stokes

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