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Nonprofit Projects includes articles on Rootwork's clients and other work for nonprofits in advocacy, fundraising and social networking.
Our experience, overall, has been that local people are really out in front on organizing [the anti-genocide] issue, and we’re just creating the tools, putting the tools in their hands, and giving them the resources to take action. For instance, the 1-800-GENOCIDE< Hotline, the Darfur Scorecard<, things like that are giving people the resources to take action.
In our experience, they’re already out there doing a lot of stuff. I know when we began a couple of years ago, and were just sort of starting our outreach on FacebookFacebook is a social network encouraging real identity — each user has a single account under their full, real name. Facebook began among US college students but has quickly expanded to people of all ages around the world., we found there were already dozens of Facebook groups around the issue and working on these issues. It was just about networking them, giving them resources, giving them support in the work they were doing. That’s what we’ve been trying to do since then.
This weekend, tens of thousands of Americans will rally in front of
the U.S. Capitol — and in dozens of other cities across the country — to
send the message to Congress that it’s time for America to step up and
help end the systematic slaughter of more than 400,000 civilians in
Yesterday, we caught up with two dynamic leaders at the forefront of this movement — Mark Hanis and Ivan Boothe of the Genocide Intervention Network<
(GI-Net). Hear how GI-Net is using technology to rapidly mobilize
hundreds of campus leaders and thousands of college and university
students across the country.