Blog: Dispatches from Bukavu and Beyond

JOY! City of Joy Celebrates 13th Graduating Class!

On 21 June, 89 women of the 13th class were honored as they celebrated their completion of a 6-month healing and leadership program at City of Joy. These women have been honored for their courage for overcoming their pain, and…

CITY OF JOY Documentary Film Continues Festival Run

CITY OF JOY is continuing its festival tour across the US and the world, and recently picked up the 2017 Audience Favorite Award at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Next stops for the film include: Vermont International Film Festival Friday,…

New Trailer for City of Joy Documentary Film Released!

It’s here! We are thrilled to share the beautiful new trailer for CITY OF JOY with you: The film continues to make a highly successful film festival tour across the world. The Tallgrass Film Festival recently announced that the film…

#RISEINSOLIDARITY: RISING ACROSS THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

March 17th, 2017 was the third rising that City of Joy organized since February 2017 after the rising with over 120 secondary school pupils and hundreds of parishioners who stood and rose against patriarchy and exploitation of women and girls…