1,978Aug 24, 2013
Realize the Dream Rally and March
Civil rights leaders and contemporary movement leaders spoke at the Lincoln Memorial at a “Realize the Dream” commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs ...
8,914Dec 11, 2012
Conflict in Eastern Congo
Witnesses testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council experts had alleged Rwandan support ...
572Mar 26, 2012
Youth PROMISE Act
Panelists discussed the various components and benefits of the proposed Youth PROMISE Act. They focused of efforts to reduce crime in communities, law enforcement, poverty, and the juvenile ...
6,423Mar 14, 2012
Situation in Sudan and South Sudan
Witnesses testified on the independence of and insecurity in Sudan and South Sudan. Committee members discussed U.S. policies toward Sudan and South Sudan, including how the two countries can ...
347Jul 29, 2011
John Prendergast and Michael Mattocks talked about their joint memoir. When he was 20-years old Mr. Prendergast, a human rights activist and co-founder of the Enough Project, became a Big ...
1,833Mar 8, 2011
Post-War Democratic Republic of Congo
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa heard testimony on Eastern Congo, and the problems facing it since the war ended in 2003.
365Oct 12, 2010
Future of Sudan
Following their return from Sudan, George Clooney and John Prendergast talked about the political and security situation in advance of southern Sudan’s independence referendum in January 2011. ...
599Sep 28, 2010
Book Discussion on The Enough Moment
John Prendergast profiles people (famous and not) who decided to get off the sidelines and become engaged in helping Africans fight against genocide, rape, and the use of child soldiers. He ...
75Jun 7, 2007
Chinese Darfur Policy
A hearing was held on steps that China and other countries could take to pressure the Sudanese government to solve the crisis in Darfur. The panelists focused on the opportunity presented by ...
128Apr 30, 2007
Book Discussion on Not on Our Watch
Co-authors Don Cheadle and John Prendergast talked about their book, Not on Our Watch: The Mission to End Genocide in Darfur and Beyond, published by Hyperion. They said the genocide in ...
89Apr 19, 2007
Genocide in Darfur
The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on genocide in Sudan’s Darfur region, and the U.S. response to the violence in the region. Among the topics they addressed were the ...
33Nov 26, 2006
Situation in Sudan
Mr. Prendergast talked about the current situation in Sudan as well as the U.S. and international roles there. He wrote about his recent experiences in Darfur in the November 19 ...
330Apr 30, 2006
Genocide in Darfur
A rally was held on the National Mall before the U.S. Capitol to raise public awareness of genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan and to put public pressure on the administration to take ...
26Nov 1, 2005
Human Rights Issues: Genocide
A bipartisan conference was held on “Human Rights: Uncommon Leadership for Common Values.” Participants discussed aiding the disadvantage through bipartisan leadership and the ...
58Aug 12, 2005
Student Leadership Conference for Darfur
Following opening remarks by survivors of genocide at the second national student leadership conference and call to action for Darfur, panelists talked about ethnic and political violence in Sudan, ...
45Feb 25, 2005
War Crimes in Sudan
A panel from The Judicial Issues Forum of the Brookings Governance Studies Program talked about the situation in Sudan, international calls for Sudanese accountability in cases of genocide, and the ...
49Nov 24, 2004
Future of Independent Humanitarian Aid
A State Department official and humanitarian aid organization representatives described their concerns over the security of humanitarian aid workers operating for non-governmental organizations ...
34Sep 1, 2004
Genocide in Sudan
Mr. Prendergast spoke about the situation in the Darfur region of Sudan. He discussed the implications of labeling the events in Darfur “genocide,” and railed against the ...
32Aug 18, 2004
Situation in Sudan
Participants talked about the growing humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan, violence against residents and refugees by militant Arabs, and world reaction to the situation. Among the topics they ...
26Aug 8, 2004
Mr. Prendergast discussed the situation in Sudan, the allegations of genocide, and the role of the U.S. After 21 years of civil war and millions dead and displaced, the Sudanese government has ...
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