Uganda Child Soldier Awareness Week at JMU

Madison World Changer Sarita Hartz will be on campus for a week of events focusing attention on the plight of Ugandan child soldiers. Uganda Child Soldier Awareness Week, Feb. 16-22, will feature talks by former child soldier Grace Akallo and activists who are assisting former child soldiers.Sarita Hartz, director of Zion Project and a 2002 graduate of JMU, is returning to her alma mater to assist students and the University Program Board in sponsoring the awareness week.Hartz established Zion Project, a Christian, nonprofit organization that provides care for girls who have escaped their forced fighting.

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