Obama Can Make a Difference in Darfur

05/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In an op-ed appearing this month in The Wall Street Journal, Sojourners President Jim Wallis and I argue that President Barack Obama should now move to finally end the crisis in Sudan, rather than to respond to the immediate symptoms. His administration and its new special envoy to Sudan, Gen. Scott Gration, can do that by focusing on three things. Read our full op-ed, "Obama Can Make a Difference in Darfur," in The Wall Street Journal here.

As I told activists gathered in front of the White House on Sunday, there's some important "unfinished business as an anti-genocide movement." You should call the White House on 1-800-GENOCIDE, urging President Obama that he has the unique opportunity to lead a global push for peace in Sudan.