Russ Brown to Return to Democratic Republic of Congo Next Month
March 17, 2011 by Brown Fox
Russ Brown will travel to Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo next month to work with local lawyers on issues such as conflict resolution and leadership. The trip is part of a partnership between Watermark Justice and African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM). ALARM is an African led and African based organization that focuses on equipping African leaders with the skills, tools, and knowledge needed to truly transform their communities. ALARM operates in eight countries of east and central Africa, including Kenya, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
Russ dedicates a significant portion of his practice to faith-based, social justice initiatives and charitable organizations, including International Justice Mission (IJM), African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries (ALARM), Watermark Justice, Advocates for Community Transformation (ACT) and Children’s Trust (benefiting Children’s Medical Center of Dallas). Over the past three years, Russ has traveled internationally to work with attorneys on issues such as bonded slavery and child prostitution in Bangalore India, and to combat sexual violence and rape genocide in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.