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Francois named Ambassador for Peace

by Melinda Lantz | Nov 08, 2019

Posted Nov. 8 - Manchester senior Chris Francois has been named an Ambassador for Peace by the Universal Peace Federation, a nonprofit organization with consultative status at the UN’s Economic and Social Council. Ambassadors for Peace organize, support or participate in a wide variety of service and relief projects such as building schools, digging wells or renovating communities in conflict-torn areas. Chris received the award because of her work with Delice Dental Health Initiative, a nonprofit that improves access to quality dental care in rural and urban Haitian communities. Chris and her mother co-founded the nonprofit in 2015.