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A Time To Mourn

Posted by Mark Hackett on December 1st, 2016

Today we received word that a Sudanese individual who assisted in one of our previous films has been killed in South Sudan. 

Tags: Sudan, news, South Sudan, update
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Your #GivingTuesday Results!

Posted by OBS Team on December 2nd, 2015

Yesterday, December 1 was #GivingTuesday! Here are your results.

Tags: Giving Tuesday, fundraise, Sudan, South Sudan, give, giving, donate,
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Thoughts On The Refugee Crisis

Posted by Mark Hackett on November 22nd, 2015

Over the past few weeks, we've received a lot of questions, mostly from our Tennessee supporters, about the refugee crisis and the current debate in the United States. This is not an official statement, just some thoughts on the issues based on our experience in Sudan and South Sudan. 

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Fundraising Resources For Giving Tuesday

Posted by Mark Hackett on November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, December 1 is hands down the best day of the year to raise money through your personal fundraising page. Why? Because all transaction fees for online giving are waived and we put 100% of donations made towards our lifesaving storytelling, education, advocacy, and relief programs! 

Tags: Giving Tuesday, fundraise, Sudan, South Sudan, give, giving, donate,
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Why Sudan Fundraising?

Posted by Mark Hackett on October 29th, 2015

We're pretty different from most other nonprofits that focus on Sudan. We have lots of good reasons to be. Here's a few. 

Tags: fundraising, fundraise, Sudan, South Sudan, get involved
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The A.U. South Sudan Report Is Finally Here

Posted by OBS Team on October 28th, 2015

A long-delayed African Union report on the crisis in South Sudan has finally been released and sheds new light into the blurry opening days of the conflict. 

Tags: South Sudan, update, Sudan, news
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BNPP Settlement Should Benefit Sudanese People

Posted by OBS Team on September 7th, 2015
Tags: BNPP, lawsuit, Sudan, South Sudan,
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Ask Your Representative To Cosponsor HR 2989

Posted by OBS Team on July 20th, 2015

On July 9, 2015, a bipartisan bill aimed at supporting and end to the senseless conflict in South Sudan was introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives. Learn more and take action. 

Tags: Sudan, South Sudan, legislation, advocacy, take action
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HR 2989 Social Media Resources

Posted on July 19th, 2015

We have designed beautiful images and special messages for you to download and share on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook concerning the new South Sudan bill.

Tags: South Sudan, HR 2989, H.R. 2989, bill, advocacy
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Campaigns We Love: Chris Young

Posted by OBS Team on July 17th, 2015

Meet Chris Young, one of our newest fundraisers with a big mission!

Tags: Sudan, South Sudan, Endure, Chris, Young, Campaign, fundraise, fundraiser,
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H.R. 2989 Campaign Pre-launch

Posted by OBS Team on July 13th, 2015

Sign up for our campaign to turn H.R. 2989 into law. 

Tags: HR 2989, campaign, advocacy, south sudan
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Operation Broken Silence Joins The Alliance To End Genocide

Posted by OBS Team on July 5th, 2015

The Alliance Against Genocide is an international coalition dedicated to creating the international institutions and political will to end genocide forever.

Tags: Alliance to end genocide, genocide, sudan, south sudan, updates
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Molly Phee Confirmed As Ambassador To South Sudan

Posted by OBS Team on June 24th, 2015

Career foreign service officer Molly Phee has been confirmed as Ambassador to South Sudan. Thanks to everyone who tweeted and called their Senators.

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Why Is There No U.S. Ambassador To South Sudan?

Posted by Mark Hackett on June 22nd, 2015

Approved by committee but not by the full Senate, the U.S. Ambassador post to South Sudan has been empty since August of 2014. 

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How To Follow Up

Posted by OBS Team on May 3rd, 2014

Following up with your Member of Congress is a must if they are going to stay concerned about Sudan and South Sudan. Learn why and get some tips on how to best do that here.

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How To Collect Petition Signatures

Posted by OBS Team on April 1st, 2014

Petitioning your Member of Congress is an excellent way to move them towards taking action on Sudan and South Sudan. Get some tips on how to best do that here.

Tags: advocacy, South Sudan, Sudan
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How To Make A Phone Call

Posted by OBS Team on March 1st, 2014

Calling your Member of Congress is an excellent way to keep up with them concerning Sudan and South Sudan. Get some tips on how to best do that here.

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How To Write A Personal Letter

Posted by OBS Team on February 1st, 2014

Writing a letter or email to your Member of Congress is an excellent way to keep up with them concerning SUdan and South Sudan. Get some tips on how to best do that here.

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How A Bill Becomes A Law

Posted by OBS Team on January 2nd, 2014

We know this info is a bit basic. But just in case you need your memory jogged since your 7th grade civics class, we thought we’d provide a quick primer on the fundamentals of how our governmental system works. 

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Tips For Meeting With Congressional Offices

Posted by OBS Team on January 2nd, 2014

What to do, what not to do, and how to make your meeting as impactful as possible. 

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