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January 8, 2015

by Invisible Children

What The Surrender of Dominic Ongwen Means to Me || By Ben Keesey

Reports surfaced on Tuesday that senior LRA commander and International Criminal Court (ICC)  indictee Dominic Ongwen is in the custody of U.S. military forces in the Central African Republic (CAR), and that he may have surrendered voluntarily. If officially confirmed, this will be a defining moment in the mission to stop the Lord’s Resistance Army […]

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January 6, 2015

by Invisible Children

Top LRA commander Dominic Ongwen in US custody in Central African Republic

An update on January 15th, 2015 from our Director of International Programs and Policy Advisor, Lisa Dougan:The U.S. military in Obo, Central African Republic (CAR), have handed Ongwen over the the African Union forces in Obo (aka the Ugandan military). It has been reported that Ongwen will be taken to the ICC for trial, with the […]

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December 27, 2014

by Miranda Brown

How I Became an Activist // Reblog: Huffington Post

In the last few weeks, we’ve received countless messages from our friends and supporters, telling their stories of how Invisible Children has affected their life and purpose. This piece from Adam DeAngelis in the Huffington Post is one we found to be particularly inspiring. In the last 10 years, our media and mobilization projects have challenged young […]

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December 23, 2014

by Liz Arthur

Invisible Children programs continuing in 2015

As you’ve probably heard, Invisible Children will be undergoing some major changes in 2015. Namely, we are downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. But what does this mean? Below is an outline of exactly which of our programs will be sticking […]

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December 16, 2014

by Invisible Children

Invisible Children’s Official Statement // 2015 Transition

INVISIBLE CHILDREN ANNOUNCES MAJOR CHANGES TO US OPERATIONS Non-profit organization working to bring a permanent end to the violence of Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Central and East Africa will launch Finishing Fund to underwrite protection programs, and Citizen Volunteer Network to continue activism efforts before closing the doors on US headquarters SAN […]

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December 15, 2014

by Invisible Children

We still need you // Invisible Children’s Finishing Fund

Earlier today, we told you about some big changes happening at Invisible Children. If you missed it, get the whole story here. Long story short, we’re downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations at the end of the year in order to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. As […]

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by Invisible Children

An Important Message // Major Changes in 2015

We’re announcing today that the Invisible Children you’ve known is drastically changing. We are downsizing the bulk of our U.S. programs and operations at the end of the year to prioritize our political advocacy and central Africa programs through 2015. Whether you slept outside with us in 2006 at the Global Night Commute to protest […]

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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 21, 2014

by Liz Arthur

DRC declared Ebola-free // Reblog

A few weeks ago, we gave you an overview of the 2014 Ebola crisis – including the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In the past week, DRC was declared free of Ebola. The virus killed 49 people there during a three-month outbreak, and has reportedly now been contained. + + DR Congo declares itself Ebola […]

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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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