In 2005 Jennifer Connelly was named Amnesty International USA's Ambassador for Human Rights Education. "In Mozambique I took [my son Kai] around schools and he understood why the children had no books, no paper, no light bulbs. He was so shocked and outraged by it that he wrote a paper for his school, "Connelly has said. "It feels to me a good idea to foster a new generation of Americans who will hopefully be more sensitive to the issues and needs of people around the world."
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