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Human Rights July 12, 2019
Towards a New Future: Perspectives from the Standing Rock Reservation
In May of 2019, a group of students from the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, the ETHOS Center, and the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity organization participated in a service-learning trip to the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota.
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Human Rights July 01, 2019
Spring 2019 Highlights
The Human Rights Center focuses on human rights research and advocacy--both globally and within the U.S. The spotlight reviews our Spring 2019 activities, programming and research updates.
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Human Rights June 26, 2019
SPHR 2019 Keynote Speakers
Social Practice of Human Rights 2019 convenes to address high risks threats that present themselves with unprecedented urgency. Each day includes a keynote address, a plenary, a mix of concurrent sessions, art exhibits and performances, and a forward-thinking workshop led by JustLabs and OpenGlobalRights. Keynote speakers include Opal Tometi, Zeynep Tufekci, and Anand Giridharadas
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Human Rights June 17, 2019
University of Dayton Hosts First Midwest Institute on Ethical Community-University Partnerships
University of Dayton hosted the first ever Midwest Institute with 50 attendees from across the university and the region.
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Human Rights May 21, 2019
Refugees #NotWelcome? The Contentious Politics of Solidarity in Digital Spaces

Dr. Alexandra C. Budabin reflects on her participation at a conference hosted by the Center on Social Movement Studies (COSMOS) on the Contentions Politics of Solidarity.

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Human Rights May 13, 2019
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to Display Ferguson Voices Exhibit
A University of Dayton student exhibit of oral histories collected from people affected by and involved in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown will be on display at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, through Sept. 1.
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Human Rights May 01, 2019
The benefits that places like Dayton, Ohio, reap by welcoming immigrants
The successful incorporation of immigrants into U.S. communities is important not only for newcomers themselves, but for everyone. This article was originally published on The Conversation. 
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Human Rights May 01, 2019
Human Rights and Sustainability: Reflections from the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference
Eight University of Dayton students attended the 2019 Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference in Chicago earlier this spring. The conference provided various opportunities for the students to broaden their understanding of Fair Trade, the many forms Fair Trade can take, and ultimately the social and environmental impact of the Fair Trade movement.
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Human Rights April 26, 2019
To the Warm Heart of Africa and Back

In early spring, the 2018 Malawi Practicum Cohort traveled to South Bend, IN to present their research projects at the University of Notre Dame Human Development Conference.

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Human Rights April 08, 2019
The Rise of Caring Capitalism in the Humanitarian Space

As part of the International Studies Association Annual Convention 2019, Alexandra Budabin helped organize two panels on behalf of the Commodifying Compassion: Implications of turning people and humanitarian causes into marketable things. 

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