Human and Civil Rights Advocacy

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Thu 11 Jan 2018 to Thu 18 Jan 2018

17 visitors will be joining us from across Africa and Asia to discuss Human and Civil Rights Advocacy and Awareness.
The delegates will :

Examine the historical context of human rights advocacy in the U.S., and the contemporary foreign policy issues resulting from the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights;

Illustrate the influence of human and civil rights activists on policy at the national, state, and local levels through lobbying, media, and grassroots campaigns;

Explore the role and organizational structure of associations, NGOs, and religious organizations in advancing U.S. civil rights and equal opportunity; and

Analyze a variety of human rights concerns related to issues such as domestic violence prevention, disability rights, LGBTI rights, freedom of press/speech/religion, access to education, and due process. 

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