Paul LeGendre

Director, Fighting Discrimination program, Human Rights First

Paul LeGendre is the Director of the Fighting Discrimination program at Human Rights First, in New York. He leads the organization’s effort to combat discrimination by reversing the tide of antisemitic, anti-immigrant, homophobic, anti-Muslim violence and other forms of bias-driven crime in North America, Europe, and the Russian Federation through research, analysis, and advocacy. Paul has worked extensively with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on human rights issues, and particularly hate crime laws and enforcement.