Kevin is an attorney in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. His practice includes municipal, land use, environmental and energy law. He has specialized recently in assisting communities host and develop renewable energy facilities. He has served on the Executive Board of the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association (MMLA).
Human Rights Activism
Kevin has long been active in promoting human rights in his local community and abroad.
Kevin is presently focused on advocating with state and local government to protect immigrant rights in the face of anti-immigrant policies of the United States federal government.
Kevin previously served on the boards of Cambridge Cares About AIDs and AIDs Action Committee of Massachusetts.
In the past Kevin helped litigate the rights of same-sex couples to marriage and celebrated the first judicial ruling recognizing marriage equality in Massachusetts.
Kevin’s interest in human rights has now expanded to movements in East Africa since his journey there in 2015. In addition to his service on the board of SMUG, he serves on the board of Ubuntu Center for Peace, which engages in social healing and conflict resolution in Rwanda.
CA State Democratic Party
Proprietor – Maggie Enterprises
Maggie Curley has been a volunteer and elected political figure in the State of California over the past ten years in support of the democratic process, candidates, get-out-the vote efforts along with coordinating political events. She is staunch supporter of human rights, women’s rights and LGBTI+ rights working in the background to support equitable public policies and laws. Maggie has focused some of her advocacy work on the protecting the environment, and water conservation.
Over the past 20 years in city government, Steven Rumpler has designed, implemented managed a number of economic development initiatives such as Boston Buying Power, Renew Boston, and Restore which have supported thousands of businesses within the 20 Boston Main Streets districts and across the city’s commercial districts. .
When not working in Boston’s neighborhoods, Steven has worked for the past decade in Uganda with the nonprofit Namugongo Fund for Special Children. Created in response to the AIDS epidemic, NFSC’s makes education and health care accessible to 1500 orphans and other vulnerable children in eight villages outside of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city.
Stewart Landers has been a senior consultant at JSI since 1994, focusing on HIV, substance abuse treatment, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender health, health care reform, chronic disease, and wellness. He has worked with several federal organizations including the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau.
From 2007 to 2009, Stewart served as senior program director at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In that role, he oversaw a variety of programs on wellness, obesity and overweight, chronic disease, primary care, reproductive health, school health, and violence and injury prevention. While there, he helped develop Mass in Motion, the statewide effort to reduce overweight and obesity through exercise.
In addition to his consulting duties, Stewart serves as an associate editor of the American Journal of Public Health and has authored or co-authored many articles in peer-reviewed journals. He taught evaluation of health services at the Tufts University Graduate Program in Public Health. Stewart received his BS and master’s in city planning from MIT and a law degree from Harvard.
Rosette Serwanga, Founder of NFSC, speaks eight different languages and has worked in a half dozen countries. Upon completing her bachelor’s degree in Kenya, Ms. Serwanga received a Master’s in Science degree in International Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University. From 2003 to 2005 she served as the first female president of the Ugandan North American Association (UNAA). She has worked on several community development initiatives including the Canadian University Services Overseas and the Center for Rural Integrated Environmental Development in Ghana. Ms. Serwanga is the recipient of the 2003 Peter Medoff Award and the 2004 Cambridge Cares About AIDS Illuminator Award. Ms. Serwanga is the co-founder of the African Community Health Initiative and functioned as their program manager for several years. Ms. Serwanga founded the Namugongo Fund for Special Children, where she continues to strive for enhanced supports to the orphans and vulnerable children that NFSC serves in Uganda. Born and raised in Namugongo, Uganda, Ms. Serwanga currently resides in Massachusetts where, in addition to her commitments to NFSC, she works SMUG International and various support services to the Ugandan community members living in the USA. She is committed to a future without AIDS, human rights and believes in power of a community-based response.
Sarah recently graduated with an MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, concentrating in Humanitarian Health and Human Rights. Her master’s thesis examined primary and secondary data collected on the mass atrocities endured by the Rohingya people in Northern Rakhine State.
Prior to her graduate work, she held positions at the City of Boston leading IT strategy, launched and led an international government consulting practice, and served as a ghostwriter for a former foreign ambassador.
A personal friend of SMUG, Sarah is committed to supporting this important work to advocate for the dignity and equality of the LGBTQI community in Uganda and beyond. Give customers a reason to do business with you.