Honorary Advisory Board

Michael Hirschhorn


Michael Hirschhorn has expertise in the fields of education, human rights, and leadership development. He has been the Executive Director of the International Human Rights Funders Group, Coro New York Leadership Center and the Literacy Assistance Center in New York City. Michael has also been a consistent voice on human rights in the United States, arguing powerfully against American exceptionalism, and has been a strong ally of the immigrant rights movement. Michael’s most recent project (mebl |Transforming Furniture) involves bringing the work of artisans from all over the US and the world who make furniture from reused wood and metal directly to the North American market. He seeks to ensure a more just market, supporting a decent livelihood for the artisans and avoiding the impacts of environmental degradation. 

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