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We are better than this

Reflections on the horror at Charlottesville… Until this past weekend, Charlottesville, Va., was best known as the home of the University of Virginia, one of the best universities in the country. It was also touted as the home of Thomas Jefferson, a

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Sons of Congo: An Extraordinary Program

**JWW’s Director of Advocacy and Programs, Mike Brand, is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) visiting JWW’s partner programs, speaking with civil society leaders on the forefront of the pro-democracy movement, and meeting with officials fro

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Echoes Of The Holocaust In Syria

On Monday, a top official at the United States Department of State announced that  the U.S. believes the Syrian regime has “authorized the extrajudicial killings of thousands of detainees using mass hangings at the Saydnaya military prison” outsi

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Advocacy Success: Resolution on South Sudan Passes

If you ever wonder whether or not our advocacy makes a difference, here’s your answer: it does! Thanks to the grassroots advocacy done by all of you, and the high-level advocacy we are able to do from our office and in Washington, DC, we m