Global Activism: Building Schools in a Mexican Garbage Dump

March 2, 2006

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David Lynch—Founder, Responsibility

25 years ago New York special education teacher David Lynch volunteered to teach children near the municipal dump in Tijuana, Mexico. He's been hooked to the community ever since. Lynch's organization Responsibility has worked with more than 3,500 children and built medical clinics and more than 40 homes for a community that makes their living salvaging garbage from the dump.