"Books of Conscience" to Read During Genocide Prevention Month

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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. For additional titles and ways to take action, read Martha Bixby's post Make a Difference for Darfur this April on Change.org , and Chris Michael's post, April: Genocide Prevention Month on The Hub blog. Did you know that six genocides began in the month of April?

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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They've organized an international Olympic Torch Relay which began on August 9 in Chad, near the Darfur border, and will finish in China in January. Lisa of ENOUGH writes in, Tell Companies Sponosoring the Chinese Olympics that Darfur is Not 'Business is Usual' , " we believe that the more voices that are raised, the more hope there is for peace in Darfur. As a result, the UN is making the same mistakes it made on Darfur and Rwanda.

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Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

Beth Kanter

Many nonprofits already use social media, including mobile, to raise money among individual donors. His first Facebook campaign raised $250,000 in 2005 for Genocide Intervention Network, now known as [link]. An organization dedicated to “never again” a genocide — such as those in Europe, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur — must raise awareness and advocate with as much energy as it raises money. Flickr Photo by Canolais.