Koffi Dessou

Interim Director of the City of Portland’s Office of Equity and Human Rights

I support WorldOregon because it provides a view to Oregon and a bridge to the world.
Other places I’ve worked: The US Embassy Lomé, Togo.
Some causes I support: Community Building and Empowerment for Immigrants and Refugees.
A person (living or dead) who inspires me: Nelson Mandela.

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