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Anthony Kasongo

Originally from the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), Anthony Kasongo is an activist and advocate of social justice and human rights. A proven leader in the areas of project management, technology and problem solving, Kasongo brings over 15 years of professional experience and leadership to Congolese Genocide Awareness (CGA) where he serves as the organization’s executive director.  Kasongo also holds the positions of Information Technology

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Mike Brand

Mike Brand is a human rights, conflict prevention, and peacebuilding professional with over a decade of experience in policy, advocacy, organizing, and informal education. Throughout his career, Mike has worked for various NGOs in the US, Rwanda and South Sudan, and has done fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Mike supports civil society organizations and diaspora networks in developing and achieving

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Myra Daghaypaw

Myra Dahgaypaw is the Policy Adviser/Interim Executive Director for U.S. Campaign for Burma. She is a Karen human rights activist from Karen State, Eastern Burma. She was an internally displaced person for about 12 years and a refugee for 17 years until she resettled to the United States. Myra has lost many family members and friends to the brutality of Burma’s military regime. Since

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Melanie Nelkin

Melanie Nelkin is a co-founder and current chair of The Georgia Coalition to Prevent Genocide (GC2PG). The GC2PG’s mission is to build a permanent anti-genocide constituency in Georgia. She was in the inaugural Carl Wilkens Fellowship Class in 2009, which connected her with a cohort of activists across the US with a focus on building tools for communities to prevent and end genocide. In

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