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2019 GREATER KANSAS CITY PEACEBUILDING CONFERENCE

2019 GREATER KANSAS CITY PEACEBUILDING CONFERENCE
Human Rights: The Foundation for Peacebuilding

The peacebuilding conference is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be provided on Thursday and a lunch on Saturday, so please register in advance.

Sarah Margon

Keynote Speaker

Sarah Margon, Washington Director of Human Rights Watch

Sarah Margon serves as the organization’s main point of contact with the U.S. government and provides strategic and advocacy guidance, including legislative and policy development. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Margon was associate director of sustainable security and peacebuilding at the Center for American Progress. Margon also served as senior foreign policy advisor to Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and as staff director to the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs. She has been a guest on various national and international media programs and has published in a wide range of outlets from the Washington Post to USA Today to Foreign Affairs. Margon holds a graduate degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University.

Featured Speakers

  • Alvin Brooks, AdHoc Group Against Crime
  • Lewis Diuguid, author and journalist
  • CiCi Glasgow, Kansas City Anti-Violence Project
  • Tara Raghuveer, Housing Campaign Director, People’s Action