Luis Moreno Ocampo visits Northern Uganda


Invisible Children Uganda welcomed Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former chief prosector of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to northern Uganda at the end of March. Ocampo, who led the indictment of Joseph Kony and his top commanders for war crimes, shared his support for helping communities heal from the trauma the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) [...] Read More

Things we love // Beespace

Let’s flashback a few years. Before MOVE:DC, KONY 2012, and even before 16 national tours. There were just a three young filmmakers who wanted to shed light on a neglected and forgotten crisis. We’ve come a long way since receiving our 501(c)(3) status in 2006 and it since then it has been no small journey. [...] Read More

Michelle Williams’ Broadway debut (and you)

I think its safe to say, we’ve all dreamed of attending a Broadway show and meeting with the star afterward. Well, I’m happy to tell you that those dreams can now become a reality. Enter Michelle Williams. Michelle is partnering up with CharityBuzz– a company that fundraises for nonprofit organizations through online charity auctions. The award [...] Read More

Valentine’s Day gifts that show you care [about the world]


Some people love Valentines Day. Some people hate it. Some people have no formative opinion on it (however, I would argue that they probably verge on hating it as well). Whether you like it or not, it exists. It happens every year. And there are probably a lot of loved people in your life who [...] Read More

UPDATE: $10,000 matching for #zeroLRA OVER in three minutes


UPDATE: The first matching campaign for #zeroLRA was gone in just under three minutes. WOW. Here is a quick breakdown of who made up the $10,000: Laura Shkouratoff – $534 Monica Scanu – $102 Kristen Pedley – $5,000 Hayley Bengston – $50 Brenna Murphey – $529 Domenic Fish – $55 Nikki Gates – $50 Erica [...] Read More

Invisible Children responds to Expedition Kony

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We have collaborated and worked with numerous NGOs, government officials, donors, civil society members, and foundations to implement effective, life-saving programs that contribute to the protection of civilians and an end to LRA violence. The LRA is currently being tracked by sophisticated multi-national military teams that in the past month have come closer than ever [...] Read More

Loosening Kony’s Grip: Effective Defection Strategies for Today’s LRA

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Our partners at The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative recently released a comprehensive report entitled “Loosening Kony’s Grip: Defection Strategies for Today’s LRA”. The report was written by Phil Lancaster, PhD and Ledio Cakaj and edited by Paul Ronan. As part of their research, they interviewed 22 former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) combatants and abductees. The [...] Read More

Common Good Exchange // Digitaria

The Digitaria team has tea with the ladies from Mend.

In three short weeks, the 2013 Fourth Estate Summit will be taking place. The Summit will also be playing host to the Common Good Exchange, a feature of over 50 organizations and brands. The Common Good Exchange will give participants of the Summit the opportunity to build connections with top organizations and brands at the [...] Read More

Common Good Exchange // The Gr818ERS

The GR818ERS

We are so excited for the Common Good Exchange at the Fourth Estate Leadership Summit this August. The Gr818ERS (pronounced “great one-eighters”) are one of the organizations I’m most excited to see, among 40 other organizations and brands that will be there. The Common Good Exchange will give Summit attendees the opportunity to connect and learn from the [...] Read More

LRA Crisis Tracker Quarterly Security Brief


It’s been a quarter of a year since the last time an LRA security report was released. We know, time flies. Co-produced by The Resolve LRA Crisis Initiative and Invisible Children, the January – March 2013 Quarterly Security Brief analyzes patterns in LRA activity in the first three months of this year. The data is derived [...] Read More