Vote for a Peace Surge for Darfur

Jerry Fowler, President of the Save Darfur Coalition, is asking the Obama Administration to adopt a Peace Surge for Darfur. In doing so, Save Darfur is participating in a contest run by Change.org and MySpace that is called “Ideas for Change in America.” The top 10 ideas will be presented to the Obama administration on Inauguration Day. Then, Change.org, MySpace, and their partners will build a national campaign to advance those ideas in Congress. The first round of voting ends on December 31. The top three ideas from each of the 30 categories will make it into the second round. Round two voting starts on January 5 and ends January 15. Voting requires registration, but it’s simple.

You can make this Peace Surge for Darfur happen. Go to CHANGE.org and vote in support of peace, protection, and accountability in Darfur.

Gabriel co-founded Stop Genocide Now in 2005, which gave birth to i-ACT in 2009.

He became involved in the situation in Darfur out of a sense of personal responsibility. He believes the power of community and compassion, combined with personal empowerment, can bring about meaningful change.

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2 Responses to “Vote for a Peace Surge for Darfur”
  1. Michelle says:

    Thank you for posting this—it’s incredibly important that the incoming administration is reminded, every time they turn around, that ending the genocide in Darfur needs to be a Day One priority. It will also be critical for everyone to return to Change.org and vote in Round 2, so that this idea makes it into the top ten.

  2. Sheila says:

    Please stop the madness. People all over the world have had to suffer. No one suffers like the people of Africa. From the time of the Atlantic slave trade it has been a downhill role for people of dark skin. Please stop the madness. We are all God’s children.

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