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Thursday, May 11 • 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Now is the Time: Organizing to Bring Them Home

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Now is the time for parents and families of abducted children to organize and work together to end this problem.  Historically, upheaval of the social order was always precipitated by people who organized into goal-directed action.  

The Women's Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, even the movement that ushered in the new presidential administration all happened from a public groundswell of pressure, persistence, and solidarity.

Parent Advocates Jeffery Morehouse and Noelle Hunter will recap the day by identifying elements from these historic movements that are present in the growing IPCA movement, help participants locate themselves within it, and suggest ways to effectively organize for reform. 


Speakers
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Dr. Noelle Hunter

President & Co-Founder, iStand Parent Network Inc.
Dr. Hunter is the president and co-founder of iStand Parent Network Inc. Her daughter, Muna, was abducted to Mali in 2011 and returned in 2014 through strong faith, cooperation between the U.S. and Mali and an organized network of family and friends who cried "No Rest!" until Muna came home. | | Hunter has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, shared her story and advocated for IPCA reform in conferences, on... Read More →
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Jeffery Morehouse

Executive Director, Bring Abducted Children Home (BACHOME)
In addition to being an award-winning filmmaker, Jeffery Morehouse, volunteers much of his time as Executive Director of Bring Abducted Children Home (BACHOME.org). Over the past four years he has participated in over 100 meetings on Capitol Hill on international parental child abduction. He has worked as an advocate for S.Res 543 (112th Congress) and federal legislation such as and the Sean and David Goldman International Child... Read More →


Thursday May 11, 2017 4:45pm - 5:00pm
U.S. Institute of Peace - Farooq Kathwari Amphitheatre 2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037
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