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October 22, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Welcome Home // Released women and children return to Uganda

What gets us more excited than free Halloween candy? Well, unlimited free Halloween candy… and inspiring updates from our International Programs team. In case you missed it… Over the summer, we saw an unprecedented increase in LRA defections and releases. Since August, around 100 individuals have returned home from the LRA. Whether they were released or […]

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October 21, 2014

by Alex Collins

Monday Mini Mixtape | octoberONE

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve made you a Monday Mini Mixtape. And now that the summer is officially coming to a close, we thought we’d bring you the best of an endless summer list of hit songs created by a few of our favorite lady singers. Because we know who really runs the […]

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October 20, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

Kony 101 // Who is in charge of the LRA?

The LRA conflict has wreaked havoc on central and East Africa for 27 years, leaving communities in desperate need of protection and rehabilitation. Throughout this time, the rebel group’s tactics have remained brutal and atrocious – children are forced to kill members of their own families and become soldiers (or even sex slaves). In recent […]

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October 16, 2014

by Invisible Children

Everyone asks how we did it // Invisible Children’s Playbook Workshop

Telling your organization’s story well is key. In the last ten years, we’ve learned a thing or two about creating a movement. We produced and launched the most viral video of all time, passed two bills through Congress, inspired and mobilized a generation, and made a large impact running primarily off of $20 donations from […]

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October 15, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Deep Philosophical Questions + Jim Beam = Whiskey Wednesdays

“I love it when the interns and staff come together for a spirited debate. Each of our voices is valued equally, and I get to learn a lot about people’s stories and what shapes their worldviews.”  –Aashima Gandhi, Engagement Intern It’s a little-known fact that once a week, our office comes together to discuss the world’s […]

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October 14, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Dance until the war ends // HeartBeats dance marathons

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” –Rumi There are many ways to support a cause. Some people sit for a cause, some people walk for a cause – but we are different. We dance. […]

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October 13, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

Kony 101 // Why is he fighting?

The Lord’s Resistance Army is one of the most vicious rebel groups on this planet today. Its leader, Joseph Kony, instructs his fighters to abduct young men and women to fight in their ranks, loot and ravage innocent communities for food and clothing, and hold women and children hostage as sex slaves and porters. Joseph Kony […]

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October 10, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Changing the world with music // Meet Andy Allo

Andy Allo is one heck of a gal. Just 25 years old, this native-born Cameroonian is already an established singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, model, and actress – she even performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. Not to mention she’s got just about the most amazing hair we’ve ever seen. On anybody. Ever. Andy is the newest addition […]

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October 9, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

Radio Towers Save Lives // Expanding the Early Warning Network

We’re ending a war with radios. Thanks to your incredible support, we’ve expanded one of our most essential programs. Last month, our team in the Central African Republic installed a new radio tower that will link into the Early Warning Network. This new tower is huge news. Why? Because it means that more communities are protected from LRA […]

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October 8, 2014

by Invisible Children

Supporter spotlight // Meet Danielle McGorman

As you may have heard, our supporters are our superheroes. Their enthusiasm and commitment to justice has made our movement what it is, and our life-saving programs simply couldn’t exist without them. This week, we want to show some love to one of our most dedicated supporters, Danielle McGorman. We are so impressed by what […]

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