The Stetson Kennedy Foundation

Stetson at Birthdayis dedicated to human rights, social justice, environmental stewardship, and the preservation and growth of folk culture.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Stetson Kennedy Foundation is to do all that it can to help carry forward mankind's unending struggle for human rights in a free, peaceful, harmonious, democratic, just, humane, bounteous and joyful world, to nurture our cultural heritages, and to faithfully discharge our commitment of stewardship over Mother Earth and all her progeny.

Dedicated To

  • Equal rights, opportunity and justice under law

    Mutual esteem in multi-cultural societies

    Governance of, by, for the people

    Economies that deliver greatest good for greatest number

    Fair sharing of Earth's bounty and the fruits of labor

    Health care for all who need it

    Cultures and talents nurtured by society

    No forgotten peoples or persons

    Stewardship over all of nature

    Technology at the service of the environment

    Peace and harmony throughout the planet ...and all things conducive to a better world.


For more information on the foundation and on how to contriubute or help please contact us at:

The Stetson Kennedy Foundation
1519 State Rod 13,
Fruit Cove, Fl 32259

Stetson Kennedy

Upon accepting the ''Stetson Kennedy Papers'' in 1995, President Betty Castor of the University of South Florida said, ''Stetson, your life defines the human rights struggle of the 20th century."

Click the link below to see some of the awards Stetson Kennedy has received over his lifetime.

Awards of Stetson Kennedy