The Revolutionary Optimists | Women of Vision

By signing in, you are authorizing ITVS to share your email address with your local PBS station to send you periodic communications about station events, services, and support. Any other uses of your information by ITVS are governed by ITVS’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Welcome

Women of Vision is pleased to host this screening of "The Revolutionary Optimists."

There’s something in every woman that objects to injustice. But when she sees it happening to the most vulnerable, there’s an innate quality in her that rises against it even more fervently.

World Vision’s Women of Vision is a movement of women intolerant of injustice. With a heart to see justice restored to the afflicted and oppressed, we’re committed to defending and equipping those who are unable to defend themselves. Despite extensive world reaction, injustice continues to exist. So while the world waits, we won’t.

Women of Vision is a volunteer ministry of World Vision, mobilizing and uniting women called to invest their time, intellect, compassion, creativity, and finances so impoverished women and children might find hope and experience a tangible expression of God's love. Learn more at womenofvision.org.

Video Description

The Revolutionary Optimists

Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums-- awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change.

Duration: 55min 26sec

Moderators

  • Mary Gleason

    Communications and Social Media, Women of Vision, World Vision

  • Renee Gasch

Before you get started in OVEE:

1. Ensure you are using the most current version of your favorite browser:

2. Ensure you are using the current version of the Flash player, unless you are using an iPad

3. Run a test to ensure OVEE works properly on your computer

This online screening event is presented by your local public television station or other public media organization.

The perspectives expressed do not represent the views of the presenter or public broadcasting.