International Politics

Jesse Hagopian is active in several international social justice solidarity campaigns.

Here Jesse (left) is shown bandaging a badly injured Haitian women hours after the earthquake struck on January 12th, 2010.

Here Jesse (left) is shown bandaging a badly injured Haitian women hours after the earthquake struck on January 12th, 2010.

In 2010, Jesse and his family survived the devastating earthquake in Haiti and joined the relief effort in the aftermath.  Upon his return home to Seattle from , Jesse joined the board of directors of Maha-Lilo—“Many Hands, Light Load”—a Haiti solidarity organization.  You can find out more about his work here.

In 2011, Jesse participated in the Interfaith Peace Builder’s historic first African Heritage delegation that brought 14 African Americans ages 28-70 years old to Israel and Palestine to meet with civil society organizations, human rights groups, and grassroots activists to better understand the conflict. You can find out more about his work here.

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