is a hands-on leader in the fight against genocide and mass atrocities, engaging individuals and communities to take local actions that produce powerful global results.
We have proven that together we — each of us in our community who stands up, takes notice and refuses to remain silent — can create monumental and permanent change.
With the help of supporters like you and in partnership with communities on the ground, JWW can dramatically change lives and build a better future for genocide survivors.
raised for education, advocacy and on-the-ground relief and development projects.
JWW bears witness to first-hand accounts in conflict regions, partners with on-the-ground organizations to develop high-impact projects that improve the lives of survivors and help build the foundation for a safer world, and inspires our communities to support tangible projects and advocate for political change.
Our current work focuses on the ongoing crises in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Darfur, the western region of Sudan, is host to the 21st century's first genocide. Up to 400,000 people have been killed since 2003 in a systematic and state-sponsored campaign to clear the region of its non-Arab tribes.
Raging since 1996, the conflict in DRC is the deadliest since WWII. Over 5.4 million civilians have been killed by war-related violence, hunger, and disease.
Solar Cooker Project
By manufacturing solar cookers, Darfuri refugee women use natural energy from the sun to heat meals without the need for long and often dangerous walks to collect firewood.
Safe Motherhood Project
This project serves two purposes: women gain the skills of running a small business, and then the proceeds of their sales fund their pre-natal and maternal care. The right and ability to preserve their health, usually not prioritized, is put into their capable hands.
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Apr 19, 2015
9th Annual Los Angeles Walk to End Genocide