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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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November 19, 2014

by Invisible Children

New Report // Kony’s LRA Participating in Illegal Trade

Today Invisible Children is publishing a statement with our partners at The Resolve and the Enough Project to shed light on Joseph Kony’s involvement in the illegal trade of ivory, gold and diamonds. The LRA collects and sells precious minerals and ivory as a means to sustain itself, resupply, and improve its relations with other armed groups. […]

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November 14, 2014

by Camille Marie-Regnault

The LRA poaches elephants to survive

Every day, an estimated 96 elephants are killed throughout Africa; this amounts to nearly 230,000 in the last 5 years. It is unlikely that African elephants will survive if the slaughter continues. The ivory trade is a devastating problem, and it also gives Joseph Kony’s forces the means to continue attacking innocent communities. How the […]

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November 6, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Reblog // Yahoo News: Fugitive Kony is in Sudan

“It’s time for the international community and the Sudanese government to stop looking the other way.” -Paul Ronan, director of Resolve  Last week you joined us in tweeting at ten world leaders as part of our #KonyinKingi campaign. We called on these leaders to use their power and influence to bring Kony to justice and make sure […]

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November 4, 2014

by Miranda Brown

#KonyInKingi Update: Thank you for taking action

Last week, we asked you to tweet at your leaders and demand that Joseph Kony be held accountable for this crimes –  and you came through. Together, you sent over 3,000 tweets. #Victory Because election season is here, we are still waiting to hear back from many of your representatives, but we know they’ve received the message…and we’re […]

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October 27, 2014

by Invisible Children

Take Action Now // Kony in Kafia Kingi

“If you kill one person, you go to jail; if you kill 50,000 people, you probably stay in power. This is why we need international justice.” –Louis Moreno Ocampo, Former Chief Prosecutor of the ICC THE GOOD NEWS: We know where Joseph Kony has been hiding. For the past two years, Kony has frequently received […]

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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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September 24, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Raising our voice // Invisible Children testifies before Congress

“This is a conversation that millions of young people around the United States would be very encouraged to know is happening in Washington, D. C. today.” -Lisa Dougan On Friday, September 19, our very own Lisa Dougan, Director of Central Africa Programs and Policy Advisor, gave her official testimony to Congress as part of a hearing […]

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August 6, 2014

by Miranda Brown

UPDATE // 76 Representatives urge President Obama to keep pursuing Kony

Two weeks ago, Representatives Ed Royce and Jim McGovern introduced a bipartisan letter to Congress, which urges President Obama to stay committed to ending LRA violence and arresting Joseph Kony. Our IC Citizen team called on you with the ambitious goal of getting 50 additional members of Congress to sign that letter before it was delivered to President Obama. […]

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July 25, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Supporter spotlight // Helena Okolicsanyi

We believe young people can end a war. Political activism is an important part of how we address the LRA conflict, and we rely heavily on our supporters to make their voices heard in Congress. Your efforts have made some huge accomplishments possible. Mobilizing our supporters is a big priority for our mission. Those who continuously engage their representatives in […]

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