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December 17, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Can’t stop, won’t stop // Meet Munduga Patrick

During this transition year, we want to spotlight a few of our staff members who will be keeping up the work and handing off Invisible Children’s programs to local partners. One of our rockstar team members is Munduga Patrick.   When we say you’re supporting Invisible Children’s best and brightest into the new year, here’s […]

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December 16, 2014

by Miranda Brown

The fight to end LRA violence // The New York Times

Yesterday, we announced that Invisible Children is making major changes in 2015. Our fearless leader Ben Keesey wrote an Op-Ed for Nicholas Kristof’s column in the New York Times. Read on for Ben’s explanation of the upcoming transition, and his take on we can all learn from it. ++ The Fight to End the Lord’s Resistance Army Violence By Ben […]

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by Invisible Children

Invisible Children’s Official Statement // 2015 Transition

INVISIBLE CHILDREN ANNOUNCES MAJOR CHANGES TO US OPERATIONS Non-profit organization working to bring a permanent end to the violence of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Central and East Africa will launch Finishing Fund to underwrite protection programs, and Citizen Volunteer Network to continue activism efforts before closing the doors on US headquarters SAN […]

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December 15, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Don’t Stop Believin’ // Meet our friends in Congress and CAR

You may have heard about some big changes we’re making in 2015 (if you haven’t, stop reading this and get the whole story here). Just to clarify, Invisible Children is not closing – we’re scaling back our U.S. operations so that we can focus entirely on our advocacy and central Africa programs. We’re not gonna lie […]

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by Invisible Children

We still need you // Invisible Children’s Finishing Fund

Earlier today, we told you about some big changes happening at Invisible Children. If you missed it, get the whole story here. Long story short, we’re downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations at the end of the year in order to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. As […]

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by Invisible Children

An Important Message // Major Changes in 2015

We’re announcing today that the Invisible Children you’ve known is drastically changing. We are downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations at the end of the year to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. Whether you slept outside with us in 2006 at the Global Night Commute to protest […]

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December 12, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

KONY 101 // WHAT HAPPENS WHEN PEOPLE LEAVE THE LRA?

We often talk about our defection programs because so many returnees cite our “Come Home” fliers or messages as the reason they chose to leave the bush. But what happens after these people return home? Unfortunately, there is a serious disparity in resources dedicated to the rehabilitation and reintegration of former LRA members. Depending on age, […]

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December 11, 2014

by Liz Arthur

#KonyinKingi Update: Your Actions Worked

“While much work remains to end the scourge of the LRA, the United States and our partners look forward to the day when no child is stolen from his or her family, robbed of his or her dignity, and forced into a life of violence.” -Ambassador Samantha Power, speaking to the UNSC on Dec. 10, […]

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December 10, 2014

by Liz Arthur

On the Radar: 10 abducted in CAR – 7 escape, 2 children remain in captivity

Around 3 p.m. on December 2nd, a large group of LRA forces abducted five civilians from fields near Kpabou, Central African Republic. They then continued on to the community itself, where they abducted five more civilians and looted food and the HF radio battery. The LRA used the abductees as porters for the looted goods. […]

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December 9, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Using media to protect children in war // Jump First, Fear Later

“Be humble, exhaust all your creativity, collaborate, innovate, work hard. Repeat. Isn’t this the greatest leap of faith there is?” –Lindsay Branham How would you most enjoy to spend your life, if money was no object? If you could go anywhere and do anything, how would you spend your time? We believe the most influential […]

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