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Past Event Reports

Marchers walk through the streets of Boston to raise awareness of modern slavery

Freedom March 2005

Despite foreboding weather, a crowd of students, local activists, and families came out in November to support AASG’s Freedom March 2005 around Boston’s Beacon Hill—the seat of the nation’s original abolitionist movement.

Students attend the Sudan Mobilization Conference at Columbia University

Sudan Mobilization Conference, October 2005

175 conference participants attended workshops on how to initiate divestment campaigns and how to organize events while networking with the Sudanese-American community in activism efforts throughout the United States.

Students at a candlelight vigil for Sudan, 12/2004

Candlelight Vigil for Sudan, December 2004

Last December, we organized a candlelight vigil at the Massachusetts State House, demanding that the state of Massachusetts divest its financial holdings in Sudan.

Children rally for peace in Sudan in front of the UN

Rally @ United Nations, September 2004

Over 500 people joined forces outside the United Nations on September 12, 2004 at a rally organized by AASG. With one voice they demanded that international leaders stop standing by while black Sudanese were being slaughtered abroad.