February 12, 2003
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Kenneth Bacon, the president of Refugees International, will give a talk about "It's Your World" in the Alumni House at Amherst College on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. His talk, sponsored by the Amherst College Career Center and the Foreign Policy Forum, is free and open to the public.

After graduating from Amherst in 1966, Bacon earned an M.S. from Columbia University. He is best known for his work as the spokesman for the Department of Defense in the Clinton administration.

Founded in 1979, Refugees International provides assistance and protection for displaced people around the world, and works to end the conditions that create displacement. Refugees International has a Website at www.refugeesinternational.org.