2016 September

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South Sudanese Leadership Initiative

The Dut Jok Youth Foundation won a $35,000 grant from the National Endowment for Democracy to carry out the South Sudanese Leadership Initiative. SSLI is a leadership program to empower youth leaders to promote good governance, human rights, and community peacebuilding. Phase I: a week-long leadership training for 75 young people from all corners of South Sudan was conducted in June, 2016. Phase II is set to take place in December of this year. SSLI SSLI SSLI SSLI SSLI SSLI SSLI

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Dut Jok Memorial Cup

The Dut Jok Memorial Cup soccer tournament and conference was held in August 2015 in Kampala, Uganda. It brought together more than four hundred Lakes State youth to compete and discuss issues effecting their region. #Strive2Thrive fb_img_1441029529067 img-20150831-wa0001 img_20150831_090036 img-20150831-wa0046 img-20150831-wa0053 img-20150831-wa0055 img-20150831-wa0078 img-20150831-wa0093 img-20150831-wa0134 img-20150831-wa0156

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South Sudanese Youth Congress

The Dut Jok Youth Foundation continues to support the work of the South Sudanese Youth Congress. The Congress seeks to engage, inspire and empower young people in the United States to take proactive actions in improving their circumstances. Their programming extends to the youth of Abyei, Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan. We are proud to support their outstanding work with youth. #Strive2Thrive

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