Joey Hasson is Senior Programme Officer for Human Rights. Joey has almost 20 years of international experience combining grassroots community organising, civic engagement and the law to tackle structural inequalities, improve public policy and defend human rights. Joey is a co-founder of Equal Education, a national movement of school-going youth to improve public education in South Africa, and supported the establishment of the Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education in Cape Town as advisor to the Bertha Foundation. He was coordinator of Amnesty International’s global campaigns on the Right to Housing and Sexual and Reproductive Rights. Prior to joining the Trust, Joey was Activist Training Manager with 100 Million, a campaign to end the exclusion and exploitation of marginalised youth worldwide.
Joey holds an MSc in Inequalities from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Cape Town. He is an Atlantic Fellow for Social and Economic Equity.