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September 15, 2014

by Invisible Children

Ridge Top Series // Exclusive videos from the Musician Coalition

The Frendly Gathering music festival provided another year’s worth of positive energy and ‘frendly vibes’ this summer at their festival in Vermont, and we were honored to have been a part of it. If you managed to go, we are sure you will want to re-live it, and if you didn’t… we want to give you a […]

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September 13, 2014

by Invisible Children

We’re writing to you, so you can write with us

Sometimes, there are names that represent more than a simple collection of letters and syllables: Albert Einstein. Anne Frank. Steve Jobs. Jack Kerouac. Harriet Tubman. You get the idea. These names bring world change to mind. They understood things differently, saw potential for change, and expressed their vision in powerful ways. They did everything wrong, […]

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September 10, 2014

by Invisible Children

A record-breaking month // 85 returned from the LRA

Over the past month we’ve celebrated five huge victories for the LRA mission. Five reports came in detailing different groups regaining freedom from LRA captivity – either escaping, or being released by their commanders. We’ve never seen anything like this. In less than 30 days, 85 people came home from the LRA. 85 real lives have […]

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September 9, 2014

by Lauren Manning

Dreaming of Teaching // Meet Rubangkene Erick

Rubangkene Erick joined the Legacy Scholarship Program in 2013 when he was entering Senior 4. He came to Gulu Secondary School to complete his A Levels, an important step for entering university. Erick, now in Senior 6, plans to sit for exams at the end of term three with the hopes of entering university and pursuing the […]

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September 8, 2014

by Invisible Children

3 reasons local communities are essential to stopping the LRA

We’ve invested a ton of energy into dropping fliers and sending out radio messages to encourage LRA members to surrender. But there’s also a lot to be done on the other side of the equation – the communities that receive these LRA defectors. The assurance of a safe receiving community is a vital element to LRA defection. That’s […]

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September 5, 2014

by Invisible Children

More Breaking News // 12 men, women and children escape LRA captivity 

We have so much to celebrate this week. In addition to Wednesday’s exciting announcement that 26 women and children were released from the LRA, we just received even more news from our staff in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): On August 27, 12 more people regained their freedom and escaped LRA captivity! These men, women and children reportedly […]

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by Lauren Manning

Photo Friday // Classroom Views at Atanga SS

Students at Atanga Secondary School take a break from exam preparation in a classroom furnished by Invisible Children’s Schools for Schools program. Atanga was displaced during the Lord’s Resistance Army conflict, and the support of Invisible Children helped it to return to its campus. We are empowering Ugandan students to receive education through our Legacy Scholarship […]

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September 3, 2014

by Mercy Southam

Meet our newest IC Africa team member // Pauline Zerla

Meet Pauline. She hails from the small nation of Belgium, dreams of owning a goat, and has a smile that radiates all the way from her brand new office in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR). Invisible Children is excited to welcome Pauline to the IC Africa team as the CAR Programs Officer. We don’t know […]

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by Invisible Children

Breaking News // 26 women and children return from LRA

We just received some exciting news from our team in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Yesterday, September 2, 26 women and children were released by the LRA near the community of Kiliwa, DRC!  The group is comprised of 11 women, five girls (ages 14-17), and 10 children under five years of age (three boys, seven girls). The youngest of the returnees is only one […]

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September 2, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Alex Vargas // Rallysong + #MusicianCoalition

We’ve been telling you all about the amazing artists we’re partnering with for the #MusicianCoalition. But today, for the first time, we’re giving you an exclusive listen to one of their new tracks. The talented Alex Vargas explains his involvement with this collaboration and the story behind his latest song, Solid Ground. It’s worth a […]

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