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Ryan Gosling Talks about Congo on Jimmy Kimmel Live

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January 21, 2011

Ryan Gosling talks about his recent trip to Congo, conflict minerals and RAISE Hope for Congo on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Last December actor and human rights advocate Ryan Gosling traveled with Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast and Enough field analyst Fidel Bafilemba to eastern Congo. During their visit to Goma and other areas of North Kivu province, Gosling met with civil society organizations, human rights defenders, and survivors of the ongoing violent conflict, the deadliest in the world. Through the collection of original video footage Gosling intends to cast a spotlight on their stories of courage, survival, and hope.

Conflict Minerals: Is There Blood On Your Laptop?

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August 25, 2010

Today the website of Time magazine ran a featured video on the issue of conflict minerals. 

Today the website of Time magazine ran a featured video on the issue of conflict minerals. 

 Watch the video:

Diane Sawyer Interviews Brooke Smith on the "I'm a Mac" PSA

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June 29, 2010

In response to the growing internet buzz that is the "I'm a Mac, and I've got a dirty secret" video, ABC's Diane Sawyer sat down via Skype with the video's producer.

 In response to the growing internet buzz that is the "I'm a Mac, and I've got a dirty secret" video, ABC's Diane Sawyer sat down via Skype with the video's producer.

In a conversational discussion with activist/actor/producer Brooke Smith, Sawyer talked about the rationale behind the campaign, what it's intended impact is, and why conflict minerals is an issue near to Smith's heart. Check it out:

Nick Kristof Spotlights RAISE Hope for Congo in The New York Times

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June 20, 2010

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof profiled RAISE Hope for Congo's work to end Congo's conflict minerals crisis.

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof profiled RAISE Hope for Congo's work to end Congo's conflict minerals crisis, and features our Mac vs. PC ad spoof. Read "Death by Gadget" on the New York Times website, watch the video, and share both with your friends.

The Human Cost of Conflict Minerals

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In spring 2010, Run for Congo Women founder Lisa Shannon spent months in eastern Congo exploring the link between mining and the world's worst sexual violence. The stories Lisa tells about survivors like Generose are all-too-common.

In spring 2010, Run for Congo Women founder Lisa Shannon spent months in eastern Congo exploring the link between mining and the world's worst sexual violence.

The stories Lisa tells in the video below about survivors like Generose are all-too-common.

Hello, I'm a Mac ... and I've Got a Dirty Secret

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June 26, 2010

Hello, I'm a Mac, and I'm helping fuel war in the Congo -- the deadliest war in the world. So are PCs, cell phones, digital cameras and other consumer electronics, for that matter. That's what Apple's famous "I'm a Mac ... And I'm a PC" ads don't tell you.

Hello, I'm a Mac, and I'm helping fuel war in the Congo -- the deadliest war in the world. So are PCs, cell phones, digital cameras and other consumer electronics, for that matter.

That's what Apple's famous "I'm a Mac ... And I'm a PC" ads don't tell you.

Actor/activist Brooke Smith and cinematographer Steven Lubensky agreed, and got together with actors Joshua Malina and John Lehr to create a version that does.

Music to RAISE Hope: Our Exclusive Compilation

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June 8, 2010

Inspired by the book Not On Our Watch by Enough Co-founder John Prendergast and actor Don Cheadle, longtime world musician and executive principal of Unison Agency Shahin Shahida conceptualized creating a CD featuring exclusive new tracks by stars of today’s music world.

Inspired by the book Not On Our Watch by Enough Co-founder John Prendergast and actor Don Cheadle, longtime world musician and executive principal of Unison Agency Shahin Shahida conceptualized creating a CD featuring exclusive new tracks by stars of today’s music world.

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