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Clemson University Darfur Awareness Club Mobilizes to Support Its Refugee Sister School

Prior to founding the Darfur Awareness Club at Clemson University in 2010, I spent an extensive amount of time researching various organizations’ work for the victims of Darfur. After discovering the Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program through a friend who knew of the Enough Project’s work, I knew I had found a match and immediately signed Clemson University up to become a Sister School.  Read More »

Ending Genocide in the 21st Century

On Tuesday morning, July 24, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, or USHMM, brought together leaders from private, public, and nonprofit sectors to discuss global trends affecting genocide and innovative solutions to address future challenges related to mass killings.  Read More »

Darfur Dream Team Co-hosts World Refugee Day Celebration

On Saturday, June 23, more than 200 community members gathered in the greater Washington, D.C., area for a celebration in honor of World Refugee Day. The Enough Project’s Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program, or DDT,and Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, or LSS/NCA, co-hosted the event, which included international music, art, and food in honor of global refugees and those who have resettled in the greater D.C. community.  Read More »

Congressman Payne Remembered at Capitol Hill Event

When Darfuri human rights activist Abdalmageed Haroun was jailed and being tortured in Sudan several years ago, it was the late Congressman Donald Payne who was instrumental in helping secure Haroun’s release. Haroun was among a group of former colleagues, friends, and beneficiaries of Payne’s social justice-minded work who gathered last week to pay tribute to the longtime congressman, who passed away in March. The event took place on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, June 19, the day before World Refugee Day.  Read More »

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