CGA Executive Director Anthony Kasongo part of the Carl Wilkens Fellow Class of 2014
The CWF Fellowship is proud to announce the 2014 Class of Carl Wilkens Fellows. These 12 individuals will spend the next year working together to strengthen their leadership skills and advocacy efforts to end genocide around the world. They will work in their own communities – from Portland, OR to Tampa, FL – to build relationships with their Members of Congress, launch campaigns, and build a local constituency prepared to act to end mass atrocities and help those who have been affected heal.
Noushka Teixeira,the Manager of Matuimaini has won the special prize of the Women for change Award.
It was during an emotional evening hosted by journalist Patricia Loison that have been awarded two projects for the women's cause in Africa as part of the Women for Change Award.
During the dinner in Deauville, the participants gathered at the Women's Forum Global Meeting were able to vote for a second project. A tough choice that eventually rewarded Noushka Teixeira, a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo. She was also rewarded of 25,000 euros from the Orange Foundation to support her project. Her tears of joy moved the whole assembly.
Armenian Museum Hosts Joint Genocide Commemoration
On Sun., April 27, the Armenian Museum of America, Inc. presented a joint commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Tibetan Genocide, and the genocide in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Armenian Museum of America has a policy every April to commemorate the Armenian Genocide, sharing the pain with other victim groups who have also been affected by genocide. Prior commemorations have included, among others, the Holocaust, Rwanda, the Ukrainian Holodomor, the Great Irish Famine, the Cambodian Genocide, as well as the genocide in Darfur.