Ambassador Whitehead Speaks at The American School of Kinshasa Graduation

On June 7, Ambassador Robert Whitehead spoke at The American School of Kinshasa, where 21 students graduated. Emphasizing that TASOK is committed to hone real world skills of its student through events such as the TED conference and exercises that provide an opportunity to highlight individual leadership skills, Ambassador Whitehead underscored the importance of strong ...
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MLK and Religious Freedom Days Commemorated

On January 13, 2017 representatives of DRC religious communities gathered at the CEPAS (Centre d’Etudes Pour l’Action Sociale) around US Embassy Kinshasa’s Chargé d’affaires Mr. David Brown for a discussion on the emerging role of faith-based organizations in civil society in the DRC. Over 100 participants attended the discussion, organized by the Congo American Language ...
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Preventing Gender-Based Violence

From November 25 to December 10, the 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence aim to raise awareness of the problem and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. Below are some related ShareAmerica stories you can feature on your social media properties. Violence against women and girls harms everyone A drive for women’s empowerment She grew up with domestic violence. Today it shapes her police work. When she’s a victim, it hurts everyone One in three: Why this statistic will haunt you and what you can do about it Women’s rights are human rights
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Fact Sheet: Fiscal Year 2016 Refugee Admissions

The United States is taking the lead in meeting the unprecedented challenge of the global refugee crisis.  At the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees in September, President Obama brought together world leaders on the margins of the UN General Assembly to galvanize additional humanitarian support, improve educational and access to lawful work for refugees, and expand ...
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