Dr. Byrne is excited to announce that Grahame Russell, Director of Rights Action, will be giving a talk on his work in Central America on Monday, October 26 at 7 pm on the OIT Campus (Room 252, DOW Center for Health Professions).
This free event is open to the public. It is sponsored by Pacific University's MSW Program and is hosted by the Oregon Tech Honors Program.
Grahame Russell is the founder and co-director of Rights Action since 1995. He is a non-practicing lawyer, author, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). For over 10 years Grahame lived in Mexico and Central America working with grassroots organizations and NGOs on environment, development, and human rights issues.
Rights Action is a U.S. and Canadian based human rights organization, that provides direct funds to and does solidarity work with grassroots indigenous and non-indigenous community organizations in Central America and Mexico, who are implementing their own development, health and wellness, environmental, and human rights projects.