Discuss, Engage, Act: Massachusetts Activists Engage on Three Key Initiatives for Peace in the Congo

From Enough blogs Tue Apr 29 2014, 14:02:20

This post was co-written by Boston University student and CFCI leader Garrett Moore and Congo Action Now (CAN) leader Pat Aron.

Students, members of the Congolese diaspora, and other citizens of Massachusetts are leading the movement for peace and stability in Congo. These grassroots efforts demonstrate how those outside of DC or the halls of the United Nations can make progress in the Congo, helping bring an end to the cycle of conflict and sexual violence.

Nonprofit groups and campus organizations throughout Massachusetts recently united at Boston University for a conference with three key goals:

Elevate the conversation on the Congo within our communities

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