Transnational Corporations and Human Rights: Overcoming Barriers to Judicial Remedy

Transnational Corporations and Human Rights Overcoming Barriers to Judicial Remedy JOIN THE WEBINAR Friday, December 11, 2020 11 AM ET, 5 PM CET with Rachel Chambers Co-Director, Teaching BHR Forum; Postdoctoral Research Associate Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut Jennie Green Clinical Professor of Law University of Minnesota James Yap Lawyer, Toronto, President Canadian Lawyers […]

Human Rights Film+ Series: Love, Life and the Virus

  PBS Frontline Love, Life & the Virus by Oscar Guerra Virtual Screening and Discussion featuring Oscar Guerra Luciana Lira The Neighbor Fund Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:00pm – 7:00pm via Zoom Register here:   About the Film: A mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby. How the coronavirus hit one […]

“Hear Us, See Us”-Human Rights Day Celebration

PRESENTS “Hear Us, See Us” Human Rights Day Celebration with Kate Farrar Newly Elected State Representative CT, 20th District Katharine Morris Scholar Activist, UCONN  Policy Fellow Health Equity Solutions Ala Ochumare New Haven Pride Center Cheryl Sharp CT Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities REGISTER HERE “Hear Us, See Us” represents the importance of finding […]

Police Transparency & Accountability Task Force

Police Transparency & Accountability Task Force YOUNG ADULT  LISTENING SESSIONS REGISTER HERE The Police Transparency and Accountability Task Force is seeking young adult input and needs to hear from you! The Task Force will be reporting recommendations to the legislature and Governor and we need your input to make sure we represent all Connecticut voices. […]

ABC’s of Public Testimony

ABC’s of Public Testimony JOIN THE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP Thursday, November 12, 2020 4:00pm – 5:00pm with Sarah Croucher, Ph.D Director of Academic Policy and Faculty Affairs University of Connecticut REGISTER HERE This hands-on workshop aims to provide a brief introduction to effective public testimony. We will cover the basic building blocks of testimony and discuss […]

One State, One Film: Time

One State, One Film: Time FILM WATCH & DISCUSSION Tuesday, November 24, 2020 7:00pm – 8:15pm   Director Garrett Bradley’s award-winning documentary Time is an immersive, engrossing film that chronicles one woman’s unyielding quest to free her husband from a nightmarish prison sentence. Constructed in part of home video footage, Time drifts between the past and […]

Business & Human Rights Roundtable on Collegiate Sourcing

Business & Human Rights Roundtable on Collegiate Sourcing JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Friday, November 2o, 2020 2:30pm – 3:30pm with Nathan Fleisig, Outerstuff Kelsey Keene, Colosseum Liz Kennedy, UCLA Kyle Muncy, UConn Shareen Hertel, UConn   REGISTER HERE   The business landscape for college-licensed apparel and other products is a niche market, but one with […]

Puppets’ Rights Workshop for Educators 

Puppets’ Rights Workshop for Educators Monday, November 9, 2020 4:00pm – 5:00pm In this workshop, Neda Izadi will explore issues of diversity and inclusion, and offer educators tools for engagement in the classroom using puppetry techniques. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – learn how to make your own puppets – learn shadow & toy theatre techniques […]

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus JOIN THE BOOK DISCUSSION ON Monday, November 16, 2020 4:00pm with Authors Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan In recent years, college campuses have come to the forefront of national conversations about sexual assault: its causes, the stigma survivors endure when they report, […]