Join us on Sunday for Rev. Daniel Buford’s talk, “Human Rights: The Missing Ingredient in Discussions on Police Misconduct.”
Reverend Buford is a founding organizer and trainer of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond based in New Orleans, Louisiana and has conducted Undoing Racism workshops throughout the United States, South Africa, Japan and Puerto Rico since 1980. He is the President of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, a peace and justice law think tank organization located in Berkeley, California.
Reverend Buford presented a summary of concerns regarding Hurricane Katrina human rights violations to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in New York on March 17, 2006 and in Geneva, Switzerland, July, 2006. His work in Geneva was sponsored by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute and the Allen Temple Baptist Church where he has been a member for 24 years.