Q: What are the names of the founders of the Jubilee Project? What month and year did it start? Where is each founder originally from? Where is each founder currently living?
We are Jason Y. Lee, Eric Lu and Eddie Lee. We started in January 2010. Jason and Eddie grew up in Overland Park, KS. Eric grew up in Boston, MA. Jason works in NYC, Eric is a student in Boston,Â Eddie works in Washington, DC.
Q: How did this project start anyway? What need/gap were you attempting to fill?
This project started when Jason made a video to help raise money for Haiti in 2010. We were trying to make videos to raise awareness for important causes that need to be raised on a public level. And so we combined our love for film with our passion for social justice to make The Jubilee Project.
Q: What is the vision?
Our vision is to empower, enable and inspire others to do good in their communities.
Q: How has the response been to this project?
The response has been unbelievable. We have been very fortunate to receive support from all over the world. And through our videos we have raised over 23 thousand dollars. We are blessed to have their support. We like to call our supporters, Jubileevers. [Read more...]