Rocky Dawuni to Join Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council

Rocky Dawuni

Rocky Dawuni photograph by Robert Kozek

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is proud to announce that musician Rocky Dawuni has joined the organization’s Leadership Council.

“We are honored to have Rocky Dawuni join the Leadership Council and know he will bring new insights and energy to support our work,” said Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. “In April, we had the privilege to work with Rocky as part of the Concert for Social Justice and are looking forward to future collaborations.”

The Leadership Council supports the activities and programs of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, providing strategic  advice, opening doors, and using their talents to  advance social justice. In addition to Dawuni, the council includes President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Quincy Jones, Harry Belafonte, and other luminaries committed to supporting human rights.

The African musician and activist, Dawuni who recently released his new album “Branches of the Same Tree” (Cumbancha) to worldwide critical acclaim and current Reggae Grammy consideration stated, “the primary mission of my music has been focused on amplifying the greater good and being an instrument for justice and the defense of human rights. It is an honor to join the esteemed Robert F. Kennedy Leadership Council and have the opportunity to champion its vision and aspirations. 


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