Human Rights Action Center
celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
anniversary each year with a musical event. Participating artists
include Francis Dunnery, Wynton Marsalis, the Untouchables and a syndicated radio show with Natalie Merchant, Mike Watt and Special Beat/Ranking Roger.
HRAC produced the 50th anniversary concert for the United Nations celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
HRAC continues a campaign asking governments of the world to print the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the passports of all governments
HRAC works with the US Campaign for Burma
. HRAC has had three "missions": to see Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, record her words and bring those messages out.
HRAC's Jack Healey also speaks regularly at forums for this cause and he serves as senior advisor to Jeremy Woodrum
, Director of the US Campaign for Burma. Together, they have spoken twice to the National Security Council re Burma.
HRAC also sponsored a concer
t for the Burmese cause in Bankok in 1999
featuring Glen Phillips, Raven Simone and Breeze.
HRAC arranged for the financing of rebuilding a factory in Bosnia
which now employs over 900 women.
HRAC has worked with the Human Rights Center in Haiti
as a consultant, preparing a human rights campaign strategy for the organization, evaluating the effectiveness of the Rehabilitation Center for Torture Victims in Haiti.
HRAC did a syndicated radio show
with Westwood One in December 1999.
Before HRAC, Founder Jack Healey
was Director of Amnesty International
for 13 years; Peace Corps director in Lesotho
for five years; Freedom from Hunger
for five years; and advisor to Dick Gregory
, re: world hunger, for three years. He was a Franciscan monk
for 10 years and a Catholic priest
for four years.