Archives / 2013 Hilton Worldwide LightStay Sustainability Award

The Revolutionary Optimists

Description

Children are saving lives in the slums of Calcutta. Amlan Ganguly doesn't rescue children; he empowers them to become change agents, battling poverty and transforming their neighborhoods with dramatic results. The Revolutionary Optimists follows Amlan and three of the children he works with – Salim, Kajal and Priyanka - on an intimate journey through adolescence, as they bravely fight the forces that oppress them – from polio to child labor and child marriage.

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