“Sand and Sorrow” is a shocking documentary about Darfur narrated by George Clooney. The screening was organized by JWW Youth Activist and Board Member Shelby Layne, and benefited JWW.
JWW, the Save Darfur Coalition, Genocide Intervention Network, and the American Jewish Committee for a California State organized a Senate Lobby Day in support of AB 498, which prevents the state of California from entering into contracts with companies that help fund the genocide in Darfur. The event included presentations on the legislation, lobby training, meetings with legislators and a partial screening of Darfur Now. After the training, participants set out on meetings that JWW and Save Darfur arranged with their elected officials.
On the eve of the Beijing Olympic Games, JWW held a vigil at the Los Angeles Chinese Consulate to urge the Chinese government to act on behalf of Darfur. This was the last in a series of monthly vigils held outside the Chinese Consulate ahead of the Olympic Games.
A Joint Commemoration of the Shoah and the Armenian Genocide, hosted by His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate, Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America. The event honored Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis.
On Big Sunday 2008, JWW prepared Advocacy Kits and materials for our Second Annual Walk for Darfur!
JWW activists screened the acclaimed documentary by former US Marine Captain Brian Steidle, whose photographs exposed the genocide in Darfur. Proceeds benefited the Solar Cooker Project.
For Passover 2008, we returned to the Desert with a celebrity reading of the acclaimed play In Darfur by Winter Miller.
Do you like to jump rope? Want to help the world? Temple Beth Am Jumped for Darfur in 2008 – and raised $12,000!
JWW and community members urged the Chinese government to act on behalf of Darfur at the Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim-hosted vigil outside the Chinese Consulate.
February marked both the 5-year anniversary of the beginning of genocide in Darfur and the 6-month countdown to the Olympics. We asked China to use its significant leverage with Sudan to bring security to Darfur.