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July 16, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Unmasking Joseph Kony // 6 facts you may not know

You know his name. You know he’s been murdering and kidnapping innocent men, women, and children for almost 30 years. You know Kony and his forces have moved out of Uganda and into Sudan, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of Congo. But here are 6 things you may not know about Joseph Kony: 1. He’s […]

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June 17, 2014

by Stephanie Mullen

Reblog // NPR and “The ‘KONY 2012′ effect”

Over the weekend, our friends over at National Public Radio (NPR) wrote a piece on us entitled “The ‘KONY 2012′ Effect: Recovering from a Viral Sensation.” As we’ve said before and we’ll say again, we love NPR. So, we really appreciated their thoughtful article on us. But we wanted to quickly correct two errors in the […]

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April 4, 2014

by Hailey Mitsui-Davis

Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care? A Response to NPR

Last week NPR released a story called “Kony’s Back in the News. Do Teenagers Still Care?”. NPR is a very a highly revered news outlet in the Invisible Children office. Odds are, if you walk past any of us with our headphones on, we’re listening to our favorite NPR podcast (S/O: Wait, Wait Don’t Tell […]

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March 5, 2014

by Rebecca Argall

Thank you cards are boring: KONY 2012 two-year anniversary

Thank you cards. Often boring to write, occasionally boring to receive, but usually a necessary part of human interaction. Two years ago today we started a campaign called KONY 2012. It was an experiment to see if the world was ready to unite and speak out against the horrific and unseen crimes of Joseph Kony […]

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November 6, 2013

by Invisible Children

Invisible Children responds to Expedition Kony

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 […]

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August 23, 2013

by Bethany Williams

Uganda: Photo Friday

Abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army 14 years ago while on his way to school, Charles recently escaped and returned to Uganda. He went through World Vision’s rehabilitation program, funded by Invisible Children, to prepare him for being reunited with his family. Yesterday, Charles went home to stay. World Vision will continue to follow up […]

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July 26, 2013

by Tara Blake

Supporter Spotlight // the tattoos to prove it

Bold and brave and controversial…tattoos make statements. For many people, tattoos are a form of self expression. To best articulate our inner self, we mark our outer body. We’ve come across lots of Invisible Children-inspired tats, and we’re equally honored and curious about the specific stories and reasoning behind them. Here’s some quotes and photos from […]

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July 16, 2013

by Tara Blake

Supporter Spotlight // Hayley Reardon

Music is a driving force in the work we do here at Invisible Children. It propels our social movement and serves as a universal language. The same is true for 16-year-old singer and songwriter Hayley Reardon. This Boston native is much like every 16-year-old. She’s an avid reader and coffee drinker. Oh, and she used songwriting to […]

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July 8, 2013

by Maryam Elarbi

The true power of media

This post is about the power of media. Whether it be videos, social media platforms, or the daily news, our world operates as a product of what we see and read on a daily basis. The ubiquitous media presence plays an undeniable role in establishing the truth we subscribe to each and every day. Sitting […]

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July 2, 2013

by Krista Morgan

Breaking down our four-part model: Media

Can a story change the world? We’re counting on it. Invisible Children was founded on a film. The Rough Cut made its debut in 2004 after our co-founders Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole traveled to Africa in search of a story. What started out as a filmmaking adventure transformed into much more when the […]

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