Innovative projects for refugees, former child soldiers, and host communities in northern Uganda
Sep 2019 11

Sept 24: LRA film screening in Georgetown

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Please join two GRG board members at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy on September 24, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m at The Mortara Center for International Studies (3600 N. Street N.W., Washington, DC 20007). for a one-time viewing of the documentary My Star in ...

Aug 2019 22

Join us for an evening of Chopin to support GRG’s work

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Critically acclaimed pianist Soheil Nasseri will play an all-Chopin benefit concert in Washington DC to support GRG's programs for former child soldiers and South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda. The New York Times has called Nasseri "riveting and powerful". When? Friday, September ...

Aug 2019 16

Together for Peace: GRG’s Work with Refugees

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Since 2018, the Grassroots Reconciliation Group (GRG) has been working to support South Sudanese refugees in the Palabek Refugee Settlement of northern Uganda, where over 50,000 refugees are currently housed. This builds on our work of reconciling and rehabilitating former ...

Jul 2019 22

Taking A Step With Refugees

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On World Refugee Day, GRG joined people around the world to commemorate the resilience and strength of refugees while also raising awareness of the global refugee situation. This year’s theme, “Step With Refugees”, served as a call for solidarity and ...

Dec 2018 26

Our new projects with South Sudanese refugees: Trauma counseling & livelihoods

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After over 11 years of successful work of reintegrating former child soldiers, our focus at the Grassroots Reconciliation Group shifted in 2018 to address the urgent new crisis in Uganda: the 1 million refugees from war-torn South Sudan. Here is a quick ...

Nov 2018 05

Meet Angela, a war survivor whose life is starting to be transformed

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Angela Adong was just 15 years old when she was kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army rebels. During her time in captivity, she endured horrific treatment, including being gang raped by rebels. When Angela escaped from the LRA during a ...

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