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Happy #901Day!

Posted by OBS Team on September 1st, 2017

Learn more about one of our favorite days of the year

Tags: 901 Day, Memphis, get involved,
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Yida Photo Exhibit Showing At Redeemer Results

Posted by OBS Team on May 10th, 2017

Last week, the Yida Photography Exhibit had its first public showing. Here are the results. 

Tags: Sudan, Yida, Photography, Exhibit, get involved, Memphis,
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Eden's Run 5K 2016 Results

Posted by on October 22nd, 2016

See all the results from the 7th annual Eden's Run 5K!

Tags: Sudan, Memphis, events, event, get involved, Eden's Run 5K, 5K,
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Eden's Run 5K Race Day Instructions

Posted by OBS Team on October 20th, 2016

Here's everything you need to know for this year's race day!

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Eden's Run 5K is 4 Weeks Away!

Posted by OBS Team on September 24th, 2016

Our annual 5K fundraiser is back for its 7th year and will be the biggest one yet! Register today. 

Tags: Eden's Run 5K, events, get involved, Sudan, Memphis,
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In Photos: Nuba Day 2016

Posted by OBS Team on September 3rd, 2016

For several years, Nuba communities from across the Unites States have gathered once a year to fellowship and discuss issues in Sudan. This annual event is known as Nuba Day. This year, we served as the American partner agency for the event. 

Tags: Sudan, Nuba, Day, Memphis, event, photos,
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Good People Good Beer 2016 Results

Posted by OBS Team on July 24th, 2016

On July 24, 2016, we hosted our 4th annual beer tasting fundraiser at Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, TN. Here are your results!

Tags: Memphis, beer tasting, beer, fundraiser, Sudan, volunteer,
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Working Towards A New Storytelling Experience

Posted by OBS Team on June 24th, 2016

The University of Memphis serves as the host of the Governor's School for International Studies which takes place on the U of M Campus each year during the month of June. This year featured a presentation and workshop led by Operation Broken Silence's Executive Director Mark Hackett.

Tags: Sudan, Memphis, Tennessee, School, Governor's, program, photo exhibit,
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Memphis 20<30 2016

Posted by OBS Team on January 21st, 2016

This is the seventh year of the Memphis Flyer's annual 20<30 issue, and this year's crop of young movers and shakers is, as usual, a diverse and impactful group. They are taking on the city's major issues — poverty, transportation, education, civil rights, and medical research. They are enriching the city with their work in music, art, fashion, agriculture, and business.

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Lost Generation: Official Selection at Indie Memphis Film Festival

Posted by OBS Team on September 30th, 2015

Our thrid documentary film Lost Generation of Sudan is an official selection at Indie Memphis Film Festival 2015!

Tags: Indie Memphis, Memphis, film, Sudan
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A Behind The Scenes Look

Posted on September 15th, 2015

In early October we will be launching our online merchandise store. Here's a behind the scenes look at our recent photoshoot!

Tags: merchandise, shirt, pin, button, volunteer, sudan, memphis
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Celebrate #901Day

Posted by OBS Team on September 1st, 2015

It's #901Day in the city we call home. Here's 10 reasons why we love being headquartered in Memphis, TN. 

Tags: 901Day, choose901, nonprofit, Memphis, volunteer, Sudan
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Eden's Run 5K Ticket Giveaway

Posted by OBS Team on August 17th, 2015

Invite your friends to the official Eden's Run 5K Facebook event page. The person who invites the most people will get a pair of free tickets!

Tags: Eden's Run 5K, 5k, fundraiser, Memphis, Sudan
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Eden's Run 5K Update

Posted by OBS Team on August 6th, 2015

A brief update on progress you are making with Eden's Run 5K

Tags: 5k, Eden's Run 5K, Memphis, Sudan
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Thank You Tennessee Governor's School Students!

Posted by OBS Team on June 19th, 2015

The University of Memphis serves as the host of the Governor's School for International Studies which takes place on the U of M Campus each year during the month of June. This year featured a presentation and workshop led by Operation Broken Silence's Executive Director Mark Hackett.

Tags: Tennessee, Memphis, event, results,
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Good People | Good Beer 2015 Results

Posted by OBS Team on June 14th, 2015

On June 13, 2015, we hosted our 3rd annual beer tasting fundraiser at Playhouse on the Square in Memphis, TN. Here are your results!

Tags: Memphis, beer tasting, beer, fundraiser, Sudan, volunteer
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May 22 School Supply Drive Results

Posted by OBS Team on May 22nd, 2015

On May 21, 2015, Operation Broken Silence and First Evangelical Church partnered together to accept donated school supplies for the Endure Campaign, the only ongoing fundraising campaign supporting educational intiaitives for the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Here are your results. 

Tags: Sudan, Memphis, Endure, School
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Call For Volunteers

Posted by OBS Team on May 13th, 2015

We need your help! On June 20 we will be filming a short promo video for Eden's Run 5K 2015. We are looking for 8 runners to volunteer a few hours of their time to be in the video!

Tags: Eden's Run 5k, Memphis, events, volunteer
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Thank You Volunteer Odyssey!

Posted by OBS Team on May 12th, 2015

On May 12, 2015, our good friends at Volunteer Odyssey came to our office to handwrite thank you cards for Good People | Good Beer, our annual beer tasting fundraising event. 

Read more about the evening.

Tags: Volunteer Odyssey, Memphis, Choose901, Volunteer, Volunteer901
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Our Latest Documentary Film Featured on WMC Channel 5

Posted by OBS Team on December 20th, 2014

Our Executive Director recently joined the WMC-TV Action News 5 team here in Memphis to talk Sudan, our mission, and our latest documentary film. Watch the full interview here.

Tags: Sudan, media, news, Memphis
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