Congo Justice in coordination with pastors from five African countries hosted a unified Easter celebration with the vision of unity of the African community. Nearly 200 participated in this first African Unified Service seeking to further coordinate church activities such as prayer gatherings, praise and worship, and unified services to better serve the spiritual and practical needs of the community while standing for justice.
International Women's Day
Congo Justice and the Embracing Project in association with the Rebel Human Rights Alliance (UNLV) hosted a special evening in commemoration of International Women’s Day and to advocate, connect and support women and girls who are survivors of gender-based violence. Presentations were given by community leaders who are dedicated to ending gender based violence highlighting the connection between the violence against women locally in Las Vegas with that in Africa on the global scale.
Christmas for Congo
Christmas for Congo on December 17, 2011 gathered together the African Diaspora of Las Vegas to celebrate the holiday together. The event was held at the spacious and elegant University of Nevada, Las Vegas Student Union Ballroom. Leaders from 9 African nations spoke and signed a resolution to support the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Entertainers as well as religious leaders from the Christian, Muslim and Buddhist community graced the occasion with a bright and powerful spirit.
Crisis in the Congo - Sceening and Discussion
On November 4, 2011, Congo Justice hosted a screening of the short documentary, Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering the Truth, followed by a panel discussion on the circumstances in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The event was held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas at the Student Union Theater and was attended by students and community members alike. Many who had never heard about the Congo were inspired to get involved to make a change to bring peace and stability.