Blogger Profile: Matthew Kavanagh
Matthew Kavanagh is the Director of US Advocacy for Health GAP (Global Access Project), a global AIDS activist organization that has helped win billions of dollars and massive policy change toward access to AIDS treatment in Africa and the Global South. Matthew has worked with a wide variety of NGOs and social-movement organizations in the US, Latin America, and Southern Africa. He was previously the global campaigns director for the RESULTS Educational Fund and executive director of Global Justice, working on policy and organizing surrounding global health, trade, and development issues. His organizing work has ranged from water rights and Apartheid reparations campaigns in Johannesburg to racial justice work with the Boston Youth Organizing Project. Matthew has been interviewed in outlets ranging from the Washington Post to the BBC to Al Jazeera and writes regularly for the Huffington Post. He holds a BA in political science from Vassar College and a Masters in community organizing and education from Harvard University. Matt lives in DC and is an active member of DC Fights Back.
Matthew Kavanagh is the Director of US Advocacy for Health GAP (Global Access Project), a global AIDS activist organization
September 23rd, 2010
UN Explores Which is Harder: Fighting AIDS and Poverty or Getting Rich Countries to Keep Their Promises
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit has concluding here in New York and it seems clear that there is good news and bad news. The good news is that people from around the world have gathered to continue to fight poverty, food insecurity, and poor health. The bad news ...