Mercy Corps Brown Bag lunch on Haiti, Fri 6/25

June 23, 2010 at 5:25 am Leave a comment

This Friday, The Mercy Corps Action Center presents a Brown Bag Lecture entitled “Haiti: The Worst Natural Disaster in History. After the Headlines.”

Hear Mark L. Schneider explain how the Haiti disaster earns “worst-ever” status on June 25, at noon, at the Mercy Corps Action Center.

Schneider is Senior Vice President of the International Crisis Group and a leading expert on Haiti, conveying Crisis Group analysis and recommendations to the White House, the State Department, the Department of Defense, and Congress, as well as the World Bank and other international organizations. He has testified numerous times before Senate and House committees. Formerly the Director of the Peace Corps, he was also the Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Bring your lunch!

Amy Carlsen Kohnstamm
Sr. Community Relations Officer
45 SW Ankeny Street
Portland, OR 97204
888.842.0842 ext. 5741

Mercy Corps helps people in the world’s toughest places turn the crises of natural disaster, poverty and conflict into opportunities for progress. Driven by local needs and market conditions, our programs provide communities with the tools and support they need to transform their own lives. Our worldwide team of 3,700 professionals is improving the lives of 16.7 million people in more than 40 countries. For more information, visit


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