who we are

Stand With Congo is an inclusive social movement hub uniting activists, civil society leaders, techies, private sector innovators, and other global citizens with the Congo peace movement.

Launched as a mining transparency campaign, Stand With Congo has grown into a global platform for human rights in Congo supported by a thriving diverse international community, and the birthplace of Mighty Peace Coffee.

the standwithcongo community:
anatomy of a global movement

 

MOVEMENT

LEADERS

 

SUPPORT

TEAM

 

PARTNERS

 

the movement leaders

From young, nonviolent, pro democracy activists rallying the public to civil society leaders building their communities and diaspora members steering the international community, Congolese are leading the peace movement. Movement leaders determine Stand With Congo’s actions and communications.​

Congolese
Civil Society

 

Congolese-founded and led community organizations advancing rights and services for the Congolese people​​

Youth
Movement

 

Non-violent non-partisan youth advancing a shared desire for a united, truly independent, prosperous Congo​​

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Diaspora

Non-violent non-partisan community leaders living outside the national borders, working in unison with civil society and the youth movement to rally international solidarity

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Offline Volunteers
 

StandWithCongo support team

Stand With Congo personnel, lead organizers, advisory board members, and volunteers support Movement Leaders by amplifying Congolese narratives and messages, coordinating and organizing advocacy events, an online community of tens of thousands, producing multimedia and storytelling series, and building a global community taking action in solidarity with the Congolese peace movement.

Advisory Board

Dynamic leaders from business, media, philanthropy, and the arts dedicated to leveraging their skills and platforms to advance peace and democracy 

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Coordinating Team
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The dedicated crew coordinating multimedia production, communications, advocacy, and campaigns in solidarity with the peace movement

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Grassroots Organizers

  

 

Campus and community organizers planning and hosting actions and events in 17 countries and counting

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partners of StandWithCongo 

The StandWithCongo community receives the support of various partners and Congo experts.

partners

Leading organizations outside of Congo advancing myriad levers towards peace, democracy, and human rights.

experts

Respected leaders advancing research and policy aimed at peace, democracy, and human rights 

Stand With Congo transparency
Our Funders

Stand With Congo receives funding from grassroots donations, foundation grants, and corporate sponsorship.

Impact Investment

#StandWithCongo achieves impact through investing in advocacy programs, multimedia production, and a small dose of administrative costs.

78%

20%

2%

Corporate

sponsorship

Foundation grants

Film Production

admin

36%

61%

3%

Grassroots donations

this includes $26,000 sent directly to Congolese civil society groups.

Programming

Ⓒ 2015-2020 A Stier Forward Campaign in association with Mighty Peace Coffee