National Center for Civil & Human Rights appoints new CEO
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. recently announced Derreck Kayongo as its new CEO. With more than 15 years of experience in developing national and international programs for human rights, Kayongo’s own story as a Ugandan refugee fuels his passion for social activism.
“I am honored to serve as The Center’s new CEO and am looking forward to bringing my experiences and expertise to this important organization,” said Kayongo in a statement to Georgia Voice. “The success of my social entrepreneur endeavors has shown me the power of one small idea and how it can generate passion to solve a problem. The Center provides a platform for people to dialogue about our social challenges and opportunities, giving way for those small ideas that can someday change the world.”
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Derreck Kayongo is the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights (Photo courtesy of Derreck Kayongo)