human rights

Youth in action

Bringing the worldwide work of human rights into a classroom.


Race, place and the politics of pollution

Robert Bullard will discuss the ways that justice, sustainability and human rights are inextricably linked.


Never again is now

Lecture and art exhibit to focus on remembering and reaffirming commitment to protecting civil rights.


REFUGEE MOBILITY

Speaker offers a new model treaty for migrant and refugee mobility.


YOUNG LEADERS CREATING CHANGE

Nubia Peña, recent College of Law graduate, was selected as one of the top 25 law students in the country by National Jurist magazine for her commitment to social justice, empowering marginalized communities and developing new young leaders of color.


ARTISTS AS ADVOCATES

Author of “The Color Purple,” Alice Walker, and acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar to visit the U discussing women’s rights and human rights.


LOBBYING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

U law student describes her experiences interning with the South African Human Rights Commission.


SPRING BREAKERS TURN TO SERVICE

This week 143 University of Utah students will devote more than 5,000 hours of service around the western U.S. and Canada through the U’s Alternative Breaks program organized through the Bennion Community Services Center.


Conflict, health and healing

The Tanner Center for Human Rights at the University of Utah will examine the long-term health consequences of exposure to conflict, including effects on veterans, children and victims of discrimination at its annual conference, Feb. 18-19.