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PICO Rwanda was formed by Pastor John Rutsindintwarane, a native Rwandan, who began organizing in Rwanda in 2006 after a one-year internship with the US PICO affiliate Oakland Community Organizations. For Pastor John, the devastating effects of the 1994 genocide and the overwhelming barriers faced by the survivors fueled his search for tools to rebuild his country, combining faith with action, and building from the ground up.

PICO Rwanda believes that lasting improvements are dependent upon Rwandans working side-by-side, developing capacity as they take on critical community needs. We envision a future Rwanda where Rwandans are equipped with the skills to solve any and all problems they face.

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December 4, 2018

UPDATE: 1,000+ Clergy From All 50 States Urge Congress to Stop Funding Trump’s Dehumanizing Anti-immigrant Policies in Upcoming Spending Debate

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2018 Contact: Erin Williams | EWilliams@faithinaction.org 202-748-0699 or Gebe Martinez | Gebe.gmnetworking@gmail.com 703-731-9505 Voices of clergy grow as Democratic leaders prepare to meet with Trump …

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November 26, 2018

“Hunger and Thirst are not a National Security Threat” – Faith in Action responds to latest Customs and Border Protection attack on immigrants

For Immediate Release: November 26, 2018Contact: Erin Williams, ewilliams@faithinaction.org, 202-748-0699 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers fired tear gas canisters yesterday at asylum seekers, including women …

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November 20, 2018

Gun Violence

TOMS Footwear Invests $5 million in “End Gun Violence Together Campaign” Grantees Available for Interview

For Immediate Release: November 20, 2018 Contact: Shannon Craig Straw, Shannon@westendstrategy.com, 202-674-5921  WASHINGTON –  Today, footwear company TOMS announced their “End Gun Violence Together,” campaign aimed at helping end the gun …

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