In the News

Making a difference is not hard: Pasta dinner nets $3,000 for Raising South Sudan
Eagle's View (St. John's Lutheran Church, Salisbury, NC) - April 2012

Laptops help Haitians toward their goals
Charlotte Observer - March 30, 2012

A helping hand for South Sudan
The Charlotte Post - March 22, 2012

Lost Boy speaks to Isenberg students
Salisbury Post - June 16, 2011

Lubo’s Dream: Wake Foresters and a Lost Boy wage 'peace through education' for the new Sudan
Wake Forest Magazine - June 3, 2011

Long Road Home
Charlotte Magazine - June 2011
James Lubo Mijak survived the infamous Sudanese Lost Boys death march and years in refugee camps. He ended up in Charlotte and settled in well. Now he's facing one of his toughest challenges—he's going back home

Video: Lost Boys of Sudan
True NBA (NBA-TV) - December 16, 2010

Building a Sudan school, one LEGO at a time
Davidson News - December 4, 2010

Sudanese refugee works to build school
Charlotte Observer - July 25, 2010

Mothering the world
Today's Charlotte Woman - May 2010
"The world will be saved by the Western woman," the Dalai Lama said at the 2009 Vancouver Peace Summit. And the ways women are organizing and participating in Charlotte-based Mothering Across Continents indicate that's exactly what they have in mind.

Lost Boy lived to tell harrowing tale
Salisbury Post - April 4, 2010

Rowan group works for Sudan
Salisbury Post - April 4, 2010

Mothers' Love Travels Globe
Charlotte Observer - May 8, 2008

Mothering Across Continents aims for $100,000
Philanthropy Journal - May 1, 2008

Alumnae Spotlight: Patricia Shafer
University of the Pacific - 2007

News Releases

September 14, 2012
Holcomb Bridge Middle School launches 2nd annual One School, One Book project. Students, staff at "Georgia School of Excellence" invite community to join them in "Raising South Sudan" global learning and service.

April 2, 2012
Passport for Purpose Marketplace: Event Brings Unique Collection of Global Fair Trade Jewelry, Accessories to Charlotte; Proceeds Empower Women Artisans and Benefit Carolinas-Based Non-Profits

March 6, 2012
"Youth as Global Changemakers" International recording star, peace activist, author, former war child Emmanuel Jal to inspire college and high school students in Atlanta, Charlotte areas

May 8, 2011
"I Care Book Fair" Launched: Top 10 List Profiles Adults and Children on Personal Journeys to Make a Difference

March 4, 2010
Swing with the Sweet Adelines in Salisbury; April 16 performance benefits "Raising Sudan."

February 19, 2010
International Center of the Upstate and Mothering Across Continentssm Present: "From War to Wisdom: A Young Man's Dream to Educate a Country," Lost Boy of Sudan speaks on dream to build schools in southern Sudan.