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Meet Our Spring 2016 Interns

David Lange is an undergraduate student at the George Washington University pursuing a B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Spanish. Prior to his internship at EPIC, he developed a strong interest in the Middle East-North Africa region when he interned at the International Council for Caring Communities in… Read more

Soccer Salam Coalition Builds On Success; Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Raise $20,000 For Iraqi Children And Families Fleeing ISIS

For Immediate Release July 24, 2015 – Washington, DC – After raising over $30,000 for humanitarian aid and soccer balls, the Soccer Salam coalition issued an appeal today for $20,000 in humanitarian support for Iraqis fleeing from ISIS-related violence. The appeal follows the coalition’s successful airlift of 5 tons of… Read more

Wheels Up: Plane Departs for Iraq Carrying Five Tons of Emergency Humanitarian Aid and 1,000 Soccer Balls for Iraqi Children and Families Fleeing ISIS

December 19, 2014 – Washington, DC – A flight carrying more than five tons of emergency winter aid and 1,000 soccer balls left the United States today for delivery to extremely vulnerable children and families displaced by ISIS in Iraq. The Soccer Salam initiative, launched December 9, is making its… Read more

NGO Letter to Kerry

35 NGOs and Faith Institutions Join EPIC to Call for Stronger U.S. Humanitarian Engagement in Iraq For Immediate Release Contact: Erik Gustafson, 202-604-7413 August 1, 2014 (Washington, DC) – This week 35 nationally respected organizations and mainline faith institutions joined EPIC to call for a robust U.S. response to the… Read more