The head of the Human Rights Action Center
, the world-renowned human rights activist
An effective and innovative leader in the
human rights movement for over 25 years
, Jack helped move
the topic of human rights from closed-door diplomatic negotiations
to widespread awareness, public debate, and direct citizen
action. Colleagues credit him with making human rights
a major focus of governments, advocacy organizations, and
individuals around the world.
Called "Mr. Human Rights" by U.S. News and World Report
, Jack brought
human rights to the global stage
by his creative use of media and enlistment
of world-class musical talent as advocates and spokesperson.
Director of Amnesty International USA for 12 years
, he pioneered new ways
to reach youth - the next generation - to deliver the message of human rights.
A few events he created include:
Conspiracy of Hope tour with U2, The Police, Peter Gabriel, and many others.
||Human Rights Now! tour with Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, and Youssou N'Dour.
||From a Hug to a Hope two-day concert in Chile
with Peter Gabriel, Sting, Sinead
O'Connor, Jackson Browne,
Ruben Blades, and Wynton
||Free to Laugh two-hour show in honor of women's
rights featuring Vanessa Williams, Anjelica
Huston, Roseanne, and Lily
Today, Jack heads the Washington, D.C. based Human Rights Action Center
(HRAC), a qualified non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. In addition to his
public speaking engagements and support of fellow grassroots human rights
organizations, Jack is an advisor to the U.S. government in regards to
establishing sound human rights policies in other countries.
Jack Healey is available to do speeches for a stipend plus airfare and
hotel costs. If interested, please contact us