I just learned about this event happening in the greater Boston area on April 5th. Looks like a great event. The following is an announcement provided by the organizers. Please feel free to share via your e-newsletters, Facebook pages, etc… You may cut and paste this announcement or link to my post. Hope to see you there! ~ Peter
“The Future of Human Rights” with Rev. Dr. Bill Schulz
On Thursday, April 5, at 7 pm, Rev. Dr. Bill Schulz will be speaking at the Melrose UU Church, 70 West Emerson St., Melrose, on “The Future of Human Rights.” He is the current President and CEO of the UU Service Committee, and past President of Amnesty International. Former President of the Unitarian Universalist Association, he is a long time advocate for human rights and has traveled to many places around the world to work for justice. Anyone who has heard him speak before will tell you – he is an excellent speaker and eminently qualified to speak on this important topic. The church is accessible via the commuter rail, Cedar Park stop. Fair Trade refreshments will be served at the event. For questions, please call Donna Clifford at 781-483-3133 or the church office at 781-665-7504.
William F. Schulz is the President and CEO of UUSC, the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, a nonsectarian organization that advances human rights and social justice in the United States and around the world. Previously, he served for 12 years as executive director of Amnesty International USA, until spring of 2006. An ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, Schulz is a former president of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
He has appeared frequently on radio and television news and analysis shows and is the author or contributing editor of several books, including In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All; Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights; The Phenomenon of Torture; and The Future of Human Rights: US Policy for a New Era.