Not On Our Watch

Award Year: 
2008
Authors(s): 
Don Cheadle
Author 2: 
John Prendergast
Description: 
Angered by the devastating violence that has engulfed Darfur and other war zones in Africa, famed actor Don Cheadle teamed up with leading human-rights activist John Prendergast to shine a spotlight on these atrocities. Here, they candidly reveal personal accounts of their experiences visiting Darfur and Northern Uganda, and highlight the stories of extraordinary people across our country who are saying that genocide and other mass atrocities should not be allowed to occur." "This book outlines six strategies that every one of us can adopt to help bring about change: Raise Awareness, Raise Funds, Write a Letter, Call for Divestment, Start an Organization, and Lobby the Government.