Harry Potter Alliance Raises Awareness About Darfur

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The Harry Potter Alliance is celebrating the release of the last Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows with house parties to raise awareness about the genocide in Darfur According to the Alliance, the world of Harry Potter is more like our world than we might think: "Genocide, Poverty, AIDS, and Global Warming are ignored by our media and governments the way Voldemort's return is ignored by the Ministry and Daily Prophet. Harry Potter Darfur

Paul Rusesabagina & Bloggers for Darfur

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The talk was also sponsored by Facing History, Facing Ourselves , Human Rights Watch , the Museum of African Diaspora , Marines' Memorial Association , Bay Area Darfur Coalition , Amnesty International and Stacey's Independent Bookstore. Send a Million Voices for Darfur e-card to Bush.

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Do What You Can: National Week of Action for Darfur April 6-13

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I just have to do what I can. " -- Jerry Fowler, Executive Director of the Save Darfur Coalition , during an interview on the Voices on Genocide Prevention Podcast. One of the reasons I think the issue of genocide in Darfur, and in other places, hasn't reached the mainstream consciousness, is that it is hard to find actions that make concerned citizens feel like they are having an impact. Tell China to, "Extinguish the Flames of Genocide in Darfur."

Not On Our Watch: The Least Depressing Book About Darfur You'll Ever Read

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It isn't often that you can't wait to keep reading a book about genocide, but that is how it was while I was reading Not On Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond by Don Cheadle and John Prendergast. Raise awareness 2.

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But wanted to capture some quick thoughts related to a couple of recent awareness raising activities taking place in Second Life or recently launched. The event will also feature a virtual replica of "Our Walls Bear Witness - Darfur: Who Will Survive Today????,

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He won his second Pulitzer in 2006 for his columns on Darfur. 4 days…96 hours…5,760 minutes. Yep, #bbcon 2015 is really almost here. I don’t know about you, but I’m more excited for this year’s conference than I have been for any in years past.

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According to the Genocide Prevention Month's site , the genocide in Bosnia began April 6, in Rwanda April 7, in Cambodia April 17, in Darfur April 19, in Armenia April 24, and the Holocast began April 21st. Did you know that six genocides began in the month of April?

What Can I Do About Genocide? An Interview with Janessa Goldbeck

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Our members envision a world in which the global community is willing and able to protect civilians from genocide and mass atrocities. this past Sunday was the Global Day for Darfur. Darfur. One of the world's challenges that disturbs me the most is genocide.

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Darfur is Dying ([link] is probably the most well known game created to raise awareness about a specific topic, in this case the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. A contest entry by MTVU and the Reebok Human Rights Foundation, the game puts the player in Darfur as a villager who must perform real-life tasks like foraging for water without being captured by the Janjaweed. Would you rather learn about Global Warming as your cruise a virtual city on your skateboard?

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Two of their staff members recently returned from Darfur and are putting together a video to raise awareness about it. They are collecting questions from supporters about Darfur to include in the video. * Frogs are one of the harbingers of global warming. (I

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Commonwealth Island in Second Life consists of a “rugged, coniferous island housing several nonprofits, including Greenpeace and ACLU&# There’s an education campaign to help end the genocide in Darfur in “Camp Darfur&#. I can feel it sucking me in…) And TechSoup has an interesting interview with 3 nonprofits ( Lower Eastside Girls Club of New York , Global Kids , and Amoration ) who are all operating in Second Live.

Solutionary Women: Heddy Nam

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Heddy also writes for the Global Youth Fund blog. On the other hand, some politicians may care a great deal about improving human rights abuses or ending the violence in Darfur, but don’t act because they don’t have constituent backing.