John Heffernan is the Executive Director of RFK Speak Truth To Power at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Heffernan brings to RFK Human Rights over 20 years of experience in development, human rights, humanitarian relief, and post-conflict reconstruction projects in the United States, Africa, South America, Asia, and Europe. He ran the United States Refugee Resettlement Office for the International Rescue Committee in Khartoum Sudan from 1991-1993 and then established the same operation in Zagreb, Croatia in 1995 for refugees fleeing Bosnia.
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