"The voice of the voiceless at home and abroad"

Alliance for South Sudanese in Diaspora


The 3rd Annual ASSD Membership Conference

The 3rd Annual ASSD Membership Conference is tentatively scheduled to take place in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 30, 2016 with members arriving on Friday, July 29, 2016. For more information, please contact ASSD at 202.709.7322.

Relief Organization for South Sudan

2nd Annual Humanitarian Conference on April 15 - Sunday 17, 2016.
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Dr. Riek Machar's trip to New York

The first Vice President designated and the Commander in Chief of the SPLA, Dr. Riek Machar, will be arrived in New York on Saturday September 26, 2015.


it's the first time since the war erupted in South Sudan from December 15, 2013 to received crucial invitation from United Nation.


Dr. Machar' is s coming to New York companied by senior leaders of the SPLM (IO) Dr. Machar historic visit to the United Nations (UN) in New York comes after a special invitation from the UN Secretary General Ban Ki­Moon.. READ MORE DETAILS 

As an agency, Alliance for South Sudanese in Diaspora (ASSD) is advocating for peace, democracy, socioeconomic and educational development, good governance, human rights, and service delivery.  

This institution is a 501 (c) 4 chartable institution that provides vibrant leadership, advocates for peace and development in South Sudan, builds strong community relationship, provides sustainable service programs, creates a respectful resource center, as well as develops robust networking of partners across the word.  ASSD came to existence after brutal conflict erupted in Juba, South Sudan on December 15, 2013 among presidential guards.  The conflict has caused significant loss of lives and displaced million people from their homes. 

The dispute between President Salva Kirr and his political rivals, includes former Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar had grounded an extraordinary humanitarian suffering since the inception of this nascent state called South Sudan.  In addition to indiscriminated killings, food shortage, lack of medical care, and much more appended burdens to vulnerable civilian populations in South Sudan.  

As a result of that, the team of activists in USA had formed an effort to devise practical strategies to advance services to those in need while advocating for durable solution of the conflict.  The diverse team of South Sudanese gave birth to the Alliance for South Sudanese in Diaspora as a humanitarian organization to strategically frame means and strategies to promote and deliver support services to people of the South Sudan that are displaced from their homes by the conflict.

The membership of ASSD is extended to everyone wishes to impact the lives of those in need.  Though the commitment to supply necessities to the displaced persons is a critical aspect of the membership responsibility, it is imperative to acknowledge that membership fees varies thus new registration is affordably unique, and for those supporters, thank you in advance for your valuable contribution to this significant cause. Thank you! Gatluak Ter Thach, MS, PhD