Twesigye Jackson Kaguri is a native of Uganda. He has been actively involved with nonprofit organizations since 1992. In Uganda, Mr. Kaguri co-founded the human rights organization Human Rights Concerns, to help victims of human rights violations in Uganda and to educate the public about their rights.
Kaguri came to the United States more than eight years ago as a visiting scholar studying Human Rights Advocacy at Columbia University. Since that time he has been involved extensively in international community efforts as a Programs Assistant for People’s Decade for Human Rights Education (PDHRE International-New York) and as a volunteer for various nonprofit organizations. He was instrumental in drafting resolutions that were adopted at the United Nations Youth International Conference held in Braga, Portugal, in 1998.
Kaguri most recently worked as Interim Senior Director of Development in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University and currently serves as the Director of the Nyaka and Kutamba Schools.