Group rallies against Darfur crisis in Chicago

April 19, 2009 4:19:15 PM PDT
A group called Youth United for Darfur filled federal plaza Sunday, calling for immediate action to promote peace and justice in the troubled Sudanese region.The group is urging the Obama administration to help people struggling in the Sudan. Volunteers were also trying to raise public awareness about the ongoing genocide in Darfur.

Students are also raising money for Sister Schools, a new program to finance the education of refugee students from Darfur.