Tonight Invisible Children is sponsoring a Global Night Commute. This is taking place in countries across the world ranging from Ireland to Peru to Singapore to the United States as a display of solidarity with the children in Northern Uganda. People in 7 countries will converge on their urban centers tonight (and sleep there) to urge their governments step in on behalf of the children. Because of the situation in Uganda, the children must commute to the cities at night in order to avoid capture by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - they are simply not safe to remain in their villages after nightfall.
This war in Uganda is simply not one the United States has been willing to get involved in. But the Global Commute in the United States is taking place in most of the major cities across the country. While there, each person will write two letters: one to President Bush and the other to a Senator asking them to please intervene on behalf of the Ugandan children. Currently there are 57,030 people signed up in the United States; 803 so far in Waco, TX.
I'm usually not an advocate of government stepping in where the Christ's Church clearly has a responsibility; but this is different. This situation is one that we can't to much without the help of our government. So, we turn where we can: to our President, our senators, and most importantly to God. If at all possible please join us tonight, in your city, wherever you are. To sign up you can CLICK HERE.