Being an Advocate for Peace

Being an Advocate for Peace

People often ask me if I get tired or depressed by the work I do. I would be lying if I didn’t admit that some days are harder than others. On the harder days, it takes more energy to stay focused and on task. But most days, I relish our dirty little secret: doing...
31 Days of i-ACT

31 Days of i-ACT

i-ACT seeks to create a new culture of participation by creating mutually beneficial relationships between those affected by mass atrocities and genocide and those willing and able to help. We work on the ground in refugee camps, creating innovative projects that...
From the refugee camps to Monaco

From the refugee camps to Monaco

We’ve made it out of Chad. I’m now sitting in the comfort of the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, drinking my caffe latte, in view of chocolatiers, jewelry and perfume vendors, and the fashion of the haute rich. Already the camps feel like so far away. I have to...
Hello Camp Djabal

Hello Camp Djabal

Editor’s Note: This post, written by Rachael Rapinoe originally appeared on DarfurUnited.com. Wow this camp has a very different feeling from the previous refugee camp, Goz Amer. The moment we arrived yesterday we were all greeted with massive smiles, laughs and...