Voices Against Indifference Initiative

One by One by One…..

Paul Farmer & Partners In Health

September 2008-July 2009


Calendar of Events

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Humanity’s Day with Dr. Michael Rich, 1:00 p.m., South Mecklenburg High School: Approximately 1,000 students and teachers from 22 regional public and private schools will gather for an interactive educational session with Dr. Michael Rich, Partners In Health Rwanda Country Director, in preparation for the Student Dialogue.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Student Dialogue with Dr. Paul Farmer, 9:00 a.m., South Mecklenburg High School: Approximately 1,000 students and teachers from 22 regional public and private schools will have the opportunity to pose their questions about global health and responsibility to Dr. Paul Farmer, founder of Partners In Health. A news conference with Dr. Farmer will be held immediately following the dialogue.

Patrons’ Reception, 6:00 p.m., Hilton Center City: Leaders in the Charlotte community and special guests gather to congratulate Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter, P.A., recipients of The Echo Foundation 2009 Award Against Indifference, and to meet Dr. Paul Farmer.

Twelfth Annual Award Dinner Dinner, 7:00 p.m., Hilton Center City:  Dr. Paul Farmer will be the keynote speaker for this dinner honoring Ferguson Stein Chambers Gresham & Sumter, P.A.. For more information, click here.

 

Summer 2009

ECHO ABROAD: Footsteps in Rwanda

High school students from the Charlotte Region will have the unique opportunity to travel to Rwanda to learn about the country, its people, its devastating past and its current commitment to human dignity, reconciliation and development. In partnership with Mountains Beyond Mountains’ Paul Farmer, his non-profit, Partners In Health and the Rwinkwavu Health Center, students will gain firsthand experience in serving others. They will recognize their own potential to make a difference, and they will be empowered to pursue their efforts to benefit humanity.