Author: Klicheva, Elnara

One State, One Film: Mental Health and Mindfulness

One State, One Film: Mental Health, Mindfulness, and Healing: Strategies for Surviving Incarceration and Racial Trauma  Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:00pm REGISTER HERE WATCH  Path of Freedom JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Join members of the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice & Race, along with leading advocates in the fight for criminal justice reform in our […]

UConn Wins Global Recognition for Ethical Supply Chain Efforts

By Stephanie Reitz  ‘UConn has established itself as one of the premier institutions in the country in the area of human rights and ethical sourcing’ UConn is receiving global attention for its commitment to ethical supply chain management, licensing, and branding as the winner of the 2021 International Collegiate Licensing Association Service Award. In addition […]

Reflections on the Erasure of Violence Against Sex Workers Pre- and Post- Atlanta

By Erica MacDonald In the hours following the horrific murders at three Atlanta-area massage parlors on March 16, 2021, journalists and other commentators attempted to make sense of what motivated the killer. Debates and speculation began immediately regarding who these women were and what they had been doing. Were they sex workers? Victims of trafficking? Undocumented? It was assumed by many that answers […]

One State, One Film: School-to-Prison Pipeline

One State, One Film: School-to-Prison Pipeline Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00pm REGISTER HERE WATCH  Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’s Children JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Join members of the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice & Race, along with leading advocates in the fight for criminal justice reform in our State, to explore ways each […]

Investing for Human Rights and Social Justice

Investing for Human Rights and Social Justice Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:30 – 3:45 pm EST REGISTER NOW A panel discussion on advocacy, activism, and engagement at the intersection of finance and human rights with:   Sarah Blackwell Business and human rights consultant   Ryan Bowers Activest   Jillianne Lyon Investor Advocates for Social Justice […]

Business & Human Rights Workshop Series: A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Human Rights

A Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Human Rights JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:00pm – 2:30pm  with Rachel Chambers Co-Director, Teaching BHR Forum; Postdoctoral Research Associate Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut Jena Martin Professor, West Virginia University, College of Law REGISTER HERE The global movement towards the adoption of human rights […]