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Dr. Randal Pinkett
January 28, 2010

Elevate your game

Dear Friends,

I am at a loss for words to express my sadness and sympathy for the people of Haiti.  As I have witnessed the devastation resulting from the earthquake, there have even been times when I’ve felt helpless.  But a colleague at BCT Partners reminded me that there is always something we can do to help.

One thing we can do is to grieve with those that grieve. Silence and tears are golden to someone who is deeply mourning a loved one.  Another thing we can do is to rejoice with those that rejoice when a lost loved one is recovered.

Of course, those of us that are able to do so should give. Through our giving we send a message to others that we care.  I have already made several $5 donations to Wyclef Jean’s organization, Yéle Haiti, by texting “YELE” to 501501, and several $10 donations to the American Red Cross by texting "HAITI" to 90999.  If you have not done so already, I encourage you to support an organization doing work in Haiti.

One more thing we can do is take action.  We can volunteer our time and talent to efforts that benefit Haiti.  Accordingly, if you live in the greater New York City area, I invite you this Thursday, January 28, at 6 p.m. to the Global Syndicate's "Answering the Call" Haiti Earthquake relief fundraiser.  I am joining other celebrities and elected officials such as Gloria Rueben, Matt Damon, Anthony Anderson, and Kevin Powell, along with several organizations to support this worthwhile event.  To obtain more information, buy your ticket, or make a contribution, please visit: www.theglobalsyndicate.org.

Finally, we can all pray that the people of Haiti will continue to draw upon their unwavering strength and extraordinary spirit to rebuild their country, and that the international community will not allow the Haitian people to be forsaken or forgotten.  Haiti must remain at the forefront of our collective conscious in the weeks, months and years to come.

Peace and blessings,

Randal

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Video Randal talks about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and relief efforts in Haiti on NBC’s “eightWest” in Michigan. Click here to watch the video.

     


   
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BREAKTHROUGH

Rescue, Recovery and Rebuilding from the Earthquake

This tweet appeared several hours ago:

“Watching the Stellars & remembering how GRATEFUL I was in that audience because I had just found out my dad was ALIVE & SAFE! THANK U GOD!”

Many are calling rescue workers to not give up in the search for quake victims. Our clarion call is that you continue to support the rebuilding and rebirth of a nation through your service and support.

 

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ABOUT RANDAL PINKETT

Dr. Randal Pinkett has established himself as an entrepreneur, speaker, writer, scholar and community servant. He is the Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of BCT Partners, a multimillion-dollar management, technology and policy-consulting firm based in Newark, NJ. A sought after public speaker and advocate for numerous corporate, youth and community groups, Dr. Pinkett is the author of Campus CEO: The Student Entrepreneur's Guide To Launching a Multimillion-Dollar Business and No-Money Down CEO: How to Start Your Dream Business with Little or No Cash. Notably, Dr. Pinkett made history as the first African-American ever to receive a Rhodes Scholarship at Rutgers University and firmly believes in the mantra "for those to whom much is given, much is expected."

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