First Congregational Church
500 SE 8th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Meeting ID: 848 9887 2899
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+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
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Meeting Notes and Agenda
Regular Meeting 2-3pm CDT
Letter Writing Action
Write For Rights, Thailand - Drop Charges Against Peaceful Child Protestors, AGM and Local Group Caucus.
Ceasefire - AI USA Online Action
Alabana - Kenny Smith
Guest Speaker - 3-4pm CDT
Speaker - Oscar Hendrix
Honduras - Building National Sovereignty and Democratic Governance
Oscar Hendrix is a human rights and anti-corruption activist. He has been part of and collaborated with different social organizations that have been part of the popular movement in Honduras during the last 15 years. In the last years he has been working in local public policies in the municipalities of Santa Cruz de Yojoa and San Pedro Sula. During 2022 he was Legal Advisor for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in the northwestern part of Honduras, specially supporting the unit in that must deal with flood control in one of the region’s most vulnerable to climate change in Latin America.
Since the creation of the ZEDES law and their projects he has been strong activist against them.
Oscar Hendrix is a Legal Advisor for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport in the northwestern part of Honduras, one of the regions most vulnerable to climate change. A human rights activist and lawyer, he has served as Legal Advisor of the Municipality of San Pedro Sula in Honduras, where he focused on sports management policies. He also served as an advisor on public policy and human rights for the Municipality of Santa Cruz de Yojoa, and as a consultant to nongovernmental organizations focused on women’s rights, youth rights and democracy. Oscar is committed to improving local government administration by promoting transparency and open government, and combating corruption. He aims to expand his knowledge of territorial planning, citizen participation, decentralization, and emergency management related to natural disasters and climate change. Through the Humphrey Fellowship, Oscar aims to better understand US policymaking, institutional response to emergencies, and municipal governance best practices.