Human Rights


March for Life 2017

February 22, 2017

The March for Life is not just about Catholicism, but a social justice issue that impacts all human beings.


The Power of Prayer

February 20, 2017

“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love…”


Students Living the Commitment to Community: Solidarity and Common Good

February 14, 2017

A students led demonstration gives meaning to the Commitment to Community principle, solidarity and common good.  


Students at Mother Brunner School Learn About the Water Crisis in Africa

February 10, 2017

Have you ever thought about the global crisis that almost one billion people face to get clean, safe drinking water every day?


El Puente: A Call to Action

February 01, 2017

Don’t they realize we could go beyond the stereotypes that lock us down and judge us?


Making a Difference

January 31, 2017

"I got a job today," she said. "And I got offered a place to live."


Scholarly Achievement

January 27, 2017

University of Dayton sociologist Jamie Longazel's recent book about the politics of immigration laws has landed him interviews with The New York Times, BBC News, CNN Money, Univision and, most recently, a front-page story in The Washington Post, among other national and international media outlets.


The Globalization of Indifference

January 18, 2017

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center's third biennial conference in November will explore challenges to human rights advocacy posed by the resurgence of racism, xenophobia and what Pope Francis has termed "the globalization of indifference."


When our moral courage is tested

January 13, 2017

Rachel Barnett, chair of the Libraries diversity and inclusion committee, writes in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read on to learn more about events in Roesch Library throughout the month of January.


Voices and Faces of Ferguson

January 13, 2017

The University of Dayton will debut an interactive photo exhibit Tuesday, Jan. 17, that spotlights the voices and faces of people who stood up during the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014.

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