Conflict-Free Campus Initiative

My Night with Robin Wright

Editor’s Note: This post was written by Conflict-Free Campus Initiative Campus Organizer and University of North Florida student Corey Jones.

Update on Congo violence: Envoys call for restraint, timely electoral process

Editor's Note: The Enough Project is deeply concerned about the violence occurring in Kinshasa, Goma, and other cities in Congo. Today, the Team of International Envoys for the Great Lakes region (comprised of UN Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Said Djinnit, UN Special Representative and Head of MONUSCO Martin Kobler, AU Special Representative for the Great Lakes Boubacar Diarra, EU Senior Coordinator for the Great Lakes Koen Vervaeke, US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes and the DRC Russell D.

Attacks in Beni, eastern Congo. Part 2: Violence continues, authorities launch gradual response

Editor's Note: In the first post  in a series about a number of deadly civilian attacks in Beni territory in North Kivu, we described the initial surge of violence in October, and tensions between local populations and the authorities meant to protect them – local government and MONUSCO peacekeepers.

Attacks in Beni, eastern Congo. Part 1: A surge in violence fuels civilian discontent

Editor's Note: This is the first post in a series on a surge of violence against civilians in Beni territory and increasing tensions between the local populations and the authorities meant to protect them.This post was written by Enough Project intern Jasper Kubasek.

Cal Poly Passes Conflict Minerals Resolution

On May 20th, 2014, the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) Academic Senate passed a conflict minerals resolution, making Cal Poly the 17th school to go conflict-free.

Building a Movement: Students & Business Leaders Call for Greater Action on Conflict Minerals, Especially Gold

“The key to all social movements is [having] allies.” This observation, made by student activist and Conflict-Free Campus Initiative leader Roxanne Rahnama, encapsulates the theme of a series of recent events and developments in the conflict-free movement.

Making American University Conflict-Free

Written by Michael Kinzer and Sarah Palazzolo, co-leaders of American University's Empower Congo which took on the Conflict Free Campus Initiative's (CFCI) campaign.

UNC-Chapel Hill Students Push for School, State to be Conflict-Free

This post was written by guest blogger and UNC-Chapel Hill student Danielle Allyn. 

In the Kiswahili language, spoken by many in eastern Congo, methali (proverbs) play an important role in society. One such proverb reads Penye nia pana njia or, “Where there is a will, there is a way.”

Aaron Rodgers and UW-Madison Students Rally for Congo

On October 7, Green Bay Packers Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers partnered with the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo for a rally attended by thousands of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Think Progress: Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Joins Campaign To Raise Awareness About Technology And Congo

Editor's Note: The author of this post is Travis Waldron, a reporter with ThinkProgress.org. This blogpost originally appeared on ThinkProgress.

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