Monthly Archives March 2012

Team Texas is stopping at nothing

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The theme of “stop at nothing” has carried through with the Texas team. Whether Andrew is performing the dance we learned before hitting the road (“I Can’t Stop”) at a high school or not being able to stop eating the famous cupcakes from one of our host homes in Baton Rouge. We have been enjoying [...] Read More

Invisible Children Music: WRITER


[Invisible Children Music: A community of people moved by music who believe in its capacity to change hearts, and champion artists with the audacity to believe that humanity, like music, will prevail.] One of our Artist Ambassadors Writer came out with a music video a few months back that you might have missed, but we know [...] Read More

Mountain West team update

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It would be impossible for us to tell our story in one stream of consciousness. So far, tour has been a collection of incredible moments that, on our own, feel somehow suspended or out of place- but in conversations together, we remember the heart of this journey. We are halfway through our 10-week stint, and [...] Read More

LRA attacks on the rise in Central Africa

A Congolese woman, displaced by LRA attacks, carries a bag of non-food items distributed by UNHCR in Dungu, DR of Congo. Photo: UNHCR/M.Hofer

According to multiple articles, including Invisible Children & Resolve’s own LRA Crisis Tracker, the LRA has been ramping up attacks and abductions within the past few months. The UN News Centre, the Voice of America, and humanitarian news site AlertNet have all reported a rise of LRA activity since January both in the Democratic Republic of [...] Read More

The Impossible Project + Invisible Children

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[from the ABOUT section of The Impossible Project's website] “In October 2008 The Impossible Project saved the last Polaroid production plant for integral instant film in Enschede (Netherlands) and started to invent and produce totally new instant film materials for traditional Polaroid cameras. In 2010 Impossible saved analog instant photography from extinction by releasing various, [...] Read More

Earth Hour 2012: Uniting people to protect the planet

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We believe that great things can be achieved when people come together for a common cause. So does Earth Hour. On Saturday, March 31 at 8:30PM, they invite you to celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world by switching off your lights for an hour. From its inception as a single-city [...] Read More

Schools for Schools: Study with all your heart

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It takes 19 years for a Ugandan student to graduate with a university degree. Nineteen years is a long time to wait for an uncertain future, and during those 19 years, dropping out of school to work looms as a very real option. Most students from poor families don’t have the role models and mentors [...] Read More

Austin Street Team keeps Austin weird


One month down, eight more to go. The first four weeks in Austin have absolutely flown by. For two former roadies, the 20 hour drive from San Diego to ATX has been the only familiar territory thus far, the rest of our time here has been a learning experience of the best kind. Just as [...] Read More

The world is responding

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So far 3,530,673 people from countries all over the globe have pledged support. The world is responding. Policymakers are starting to take a stand in support of ending LRA violence. In just the last two weeks, two bipartisan resolutions supporting the effort against the LRA have been introduced into the U.S. Congress. Together, the House [...] Read More

Nodding Disease: mysterious illness debilitates children


Nodding disease is a mysterious illness that devastates victims, primarily children ages 5-15, by triggering a variety of symptoms including seizures, the inability to speak, and the inability to consume food. Eventually nodding disease kills many of its victims and scientists from around the world have been unable to determine the cause. This deadly disease [...] Read More