Tessa Laing and Phil Wilmot

Tessa Laing is a researcher and community organizer from New Zealand, who has spent the last five years living and working among communities in Northern Uganda. She is currently embarking on a PhD in development studies at Cambridge University, focusing on grassroots community organizing and relationships between government, communities, international organizations and NGOs. Phil Wilmot is director of Solidarity Uganda, an organization that trains and helps organize East African movements for civil resistance. He researches, consults, and writes about movements throughout Africa and is also author of "A Wolf Dressed in Sheepskin: A White Guy's Dilemma in a Ugandan Jail Cell."

August 28, 2018