Occupation: Global Human Rights and Peace Activist, Public Speaking, Lecturer, and Researcher.
Occupational Background: Visiting Professor and teacher at multiple post secondary colleges.
Educational Background: BA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Masters from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; currently a Doctoral Candidate at the University of California, Berkeley.
Prior Governmental Experience: Served six terms in the U.S. Congress and two terms in the Georgia General Assembly.
Proud mother to a son, Coy, daughter of Billy and Leola McKinney
Cynthia McKinney served 12 years in the United States Congress as a courageous voice of peace and seeks make America more safe and better for all Americans.
In Congress she authored legislation seeking: elimination of federal subsidies for corporations taking jobs overseas; a national livable wage; repeal of the Military Tribunals Act; provision for national forest protection and restoration; elimination of the use of depleted uranium weapons; denial of federal assistance to law enforcement agencies violating human rights; 9/11/2001 victims right to participate in the Victims Compensation Fund; the impeachment of Bush, Cheney, and Rice.
(This information furnished by Power To The People Committee-Cynthia McKinney for President.)