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Success! Your Advocacy Matters

Great news! Thanks to the work of atrocities prevention advocates like you, Congress is standing up for the Syrian and Congolese people. This week The House of Representatives passed: The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016 (H.R.5732): A bill t

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Working to End Rape by Educating the Men of Congo

There has been much talk of the prevalence of rape culture in the United States during the past year – on college campuses, in the military and on the streets. For a vision of how to stop the violence, we can turn to an innovative program supported by J

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Donald Trump is the President-elect

Donald Trump is the President-elect. In a few short months he will take the oath of office and become the 45th President of the United States. As President, Trump will have to tackle overwhelming domestic policy issues at a time when our country is more d

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2016 In-District Advocacy Meetings

Every summer, Congress takes a recess to allow Representatives and Senators to spend time in their district offices to meet with their constituents. JWW organizes in-district advocacy meetings during the recess so that our community members can get faceti

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Risk of Genocide Very Real in South Sudan

The situation in South Sudan is rapidly deteriorating. While mass atrocities in the form of war crimes, crimes against humanity and possibly even genocide have been committed since the civil war first broke out in December 2013, the recent uptick in viole