Upcoming Events

JWW events are a great way to get to educate yourself and others about genocide and mass atrocities and meet like-minded people in your community who want to learn and take action. From film screenings, lectures, art exhibits, and cooking classes, to annual or bi-annual events, JWW offers numerous opportunities for engagement.

6th Annual Symposium on Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur

Darfur Women Action Group in partnership with African Student Association at the George Washington University and Jewish World Watch, co-sponsored by Genocide Watch cordially invites you to attend the

6th Annual National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur
Building Strategies for Sustainable Change in Sudan October 28th-29th, 2017
(October 30th, 2017 Lobby Day)

For the past eight years, Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) has been working with its allies to bring awareness to the magnitude of the genocide in Darfur and, particularly, its impact on women.

DWAG educates the public about these issues, empowering survivors to bring their voices to regional and international forums.

From Saturday, October 28th to Monday, October 30th, we, along with hundreds of anti-genocide activists, women’s rights advocates, artists, celebrities, survivors from various crises, experts, and concerned leaders will come together to address genocide, analyze its impact on women, and build strategies for sustainable change in Darfur.

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Signature Events


lemkin-summit-grouphsLemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities

Named after Polish activist Raphael Lemkin who coined the term “genocide”, the Summit brings together students and adults from all parts of the country to converge in Washington, DC for a three-day conference featuring experts in the field, anti-genocide films, panel discussions and advocacy training culminating in a day of meetings on Capitol Hill to advocate for anti-genocide action. Learn more and Apply for the 2018 Lemkin Summit >>>


dcwalk-IMG_1576Walk to End Genocide

The Walk, held every spring in cities from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, mobilizes anti-genocide activists, youth and community leaders of all ages and faiths– Jews, Christians, and Muslims—all of whom share the vision of a world which does Not Stand Idly By while genocides, such as the one in Sudan, and mass atrocities, such as those occurring in Congo, continue. Learn More >>>


global soul 4Global Soul

This is a night of Leadership, Legacy and Activism celebrating members of the community who have been dedicated to fighting genocide and mass atrocities.  Past honorees include Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, Janice Kamenir-Reznik, Zev Yaroslavsky and the Katzberg-Gabriel Family.


Preventing Mass Atrocities: From Rhetoric to Reality

West Coast Atrocities Prevention Summit

Is preventing genocide and mass atrocities an achievable goal in the 21st century?  How can you become a social change-maker in your community? We explore these questions and more at this weekend-long conference featuring expert panels, film screenings, and advocacy workshops to learn how to move from rhetoric to real action when it comes to preventing mass atrocities. Learn More >>>

i witness.verveerI Witness

This event recognizes leaders who make significant contributions to the fight against genocide by raising awareness and spurring activism.  Past recipients of the I Witness Award include such notables as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer (2011), the First Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno-Ocampo (2012), the whistleblower on the Darfur genocide, Mukesh Kapila (2013), and Intel for their work on responsibly sourcing minerals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2014).