GPA is pleased to host Marc Hanson for our next Salon: U.S. Policy on Latin America and Cuba
Thursday, March 9th
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM PST
RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2lVMhKn
Mr. Hanson, a onetime bookseller at Kramerbooks, was a Peace Corps volunteer in Honduras, a volunteer with Servicio Paz y Justicia in Argentina, conducted field research on local institutions in Trinidad & Tobago, and observed elections in Azerbaijan and El Salvador. He spent 4 years in the labor movement as a researcher and organizer for the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union and the Service Employees International Union. Mr. Hanson was policy and government relations advisor to Refugees International and the Washington Office on Latin America. He has worked for two Members of Congress from California. Representative Sam Farr (D-Monterey) and, his current boss, Representative Norma Torres (D-Pomona).
AREAS OF EXPERTISE – U.S.-Cuba Relations; U.S. assistance to Colombia; Refugee, Internally Displaced Persons & Humanitarian Aid; U.S. Foreign Assistance; Congressional Appropriations Process; Advocacy & Congressional Relations
He has a degree from Santa Clara University in Political Science and Philosophy and Master of Arts in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.