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Human Rights Center

A Vision For Change

Charting the Frontiers of Research and Advocacy

Our Center creates a positive change through research, education and dialogue. At the heart of a global human rights community, we are committed to bridging the gap between theory and practice, between scholars and practitioners.

2020 Election Series: SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 26

On October 26, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg will close the series.

Vietnam Legacies Symposium: OCTOBER 22 - 23

Exploring the impact of the conflict on contemporary US society.

Ferguson Voices Curriculum

Adapted from the first installation of the Moral Courage Project, this high school curriculum equips teachers to introduce conversations on racial justice, identity, and bias into their classroom. Each lesson is optimized for virtual classrooms.

Ethical Shopping Guide

Looking to be a more conscious consumer in our modern shopping industry dominated by online consumption? This guide offers insights on shopping sustainably and locally for fashion, groceries, electronics, household goods, and more.

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OpenGlobalRights & Social Practice of Human Rights Series

Educating the next generation of human rights practitioners


Rethinking multidisciplinarity within human rights


Innovation Labs and the future of human rights practice

Human Rights 06.02.20
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter

The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.

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Let's Talk Human Rights


Human Rights Center

Keller Hall, Room 455
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790
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The driving force behind the Center is a diverse group of dedicated faculty, staff, and students each bringing their own expertise and knowledge to our work in the human rights arena.

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