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November 13, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Supporter Appreciation Day // We love you because…

Thanksgiving is coming up, and we’ve got so much to be grateful for. So we’re officially declaring today as Invisible Children Supporter Appreciation Day, because you’re all pretty awesome (and because we can). In honor of your incredible commitment to peace and justice, we asked our staff to finish this sentence: We love our supporters because…  It’s your […]

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November 7, 2014

by Miranda Brown

5 ways to thrive (and survive) in community living …and beyond

It was pretty warm out that afternoon, but that’s not why my palms were sweating. Somehow, I had landed an internship with Invisible Children, a nonprofit I’d dreamed about being a part of for years, and was about to move in with 15 complete strangers-turned-fellow-interns in the Invisible Children Intern House. I’ve always identified myself […]

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October 30, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Words we live by // The Rebel’s Manifesto

We stumbled upon the most inspiring list ever during a solid afternoon of #10 – and now we’re putting #3 into action. These “13 commandments” resonate with a ton of our life mottos here at Invisible Children (like 5, 7, 8…). We think they deserve to be tacked on your bedroom wall, shared with your Facebook friends, tattooed […]

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October 24, 2014

by Invisible Children

Three things we look for in a new hire

When you work in People Operations (known as Human Resources in most organizations), the golden question you are always asked is, “What do you look for in an applicant?” Well, I’m here to let the cat out of the bag. One of the most exciting parts of my job is getting to hand-pick the incredible […]

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October 23, 2014

by Liz Arthur

14 Halloween Costumes You Can Make in Under 5 Minutes

We’ve all been THAT person – the one who leaves their Halloween costume prep ’til last minute and shows up at the party looking like an epic fail. So this year, we’re making it easier on you with some simple costume ideas you can create from items you already own. Instead of A) completely bombing […]

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October 15, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Deep Philosophical Questions + Jim Beam = Whiskey Wednesdays

“I love it when the interns and staff come together for a spirited debate. Each of our voices is valued equally, and I get to learn a lot about people’s stories and what shapes their worldviews.”  –Aashima Gandhi, Engagement Intern It’s a little-known fact that once a week, our office comes together to discuss the world’s […]

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October 3, 2014

by Miranda Brown

Intern Spotlight: Engagement // Ashima + Casey

We just opened up applications for our spring internships, and we’re getting excited to meet some new faces for next season. To give you an exclusive look at life inside the walls of Invisible Children, we want you to hear from Casey and Ashima, two of our fabulous engagement interns. Our engagement team embodies the “work hard, play hard” […]

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September 26, 2014

by Liz Arthur

How to spot an Invisible Children Team Member

Flannel. Denim. Cuffed pants. Mason jars. What do all of these things have in common, you ask? Simple: if you are seeing all of these items, you have likely laid eyes on a fascinating breed of individual – the Invisible Children team member. Step into our office on any given day and you’re likely to […]

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September 22, 2014

by Liz Arthur

New voice on the blog // Meet Liz Arthur

Our communications department just got a new addition. We couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to our newest communication intern. Apparently she used to go by “Queen Arthur” in fifth grade – but now she says we can just call her Liz.  She’s also an up-and-coming sociologist who loves the rain and names her pets after Star Wars characters. You’ll be seeing more of […]

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