Tony Hall, one of the world’s most outspoken advocates for the poor and hungry, will bring his message of hope for the oppressed to Portland Dec. 15.
Three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, former U.S. Ambassador Tony P. Hall is a prominent advocate for human rights worldwide. He served under President George W. Bush as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, and currently is the Executive Director Emeritus of the Alliance to End Hunger.
As Ambassador, Hall represented America’s effort in alleviating hunger worldwide, working in Rome with the World Food Program, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. In 2006, he published his memoir, Changing the Face of Hunger: One Man’s Story of How Liberals, Conservatives, Democrats, Republicans and People of Faith Are Joining Forces to Help the Hungry, the Poor, the Oppressed.
The cost to reserve a table for 10 guests is $500. Single seats are $50. Register at http//:pdxlunch.com. For more information about the Dec. 15 event, call Cathryn Brinkman at 503-906-1581.