Jesús Michel Cuen
Fellow Since 1990
This profile was prepared when Jesús Michel Cuen was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Jesus Michel is taking commitment to human rights beyond the small circuit of academics and activists. He's building what he describes as "a culture of respect for human rights" among the least-informed citizens that encourages and enables them to stand up against the abuses that have long been their lot.
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