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Human Rights April 19, 2022
Beyond Peril and Potential: Insights from SPHR 2021 (Part 2)
SPHR 2021 convened on 2-4 December 2021 to address the perils and potential the pandemic has created for human rights advocacy. This series presents the key messages, methods and insights emerging from this first SPHR in a hybrid format.
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Human Rights April 05, 2022
For One Day One Dayton, students consider what they have gained by working with the HRC
Through internships, fellowships and other engagement opportunities the HRC provides many different learning opportunities to students at UD. For One Day One Dayton this year our current interns reflect on how working at the HRC has impacted their time at UD.
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Human Rights April 01, 2022
Beyond Peril and Potential: Insights from SPHR 2021 (Part 1)
SPHR 2021 convened on 2-4 December 2021 to address the perils and potential the pandemic has created for human rights advocacy. This series presents the key messages, methods and insights emerging from this first SPHR in a hybrid format.
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Human Rights March 25, 2022
Montgomery County Jail Coalition fights to redirect local justice away from incarceration
The Montgomery County Jail Coalition seeks to reduce the number of people in the Montgomery County Jail by educating and advocating. The goal is to change the current system by implementing alternatives to incarceration that promote healing and restoration. HRC intern Donya Mills reflects on her experience of working with the Coalition.
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Human Rights March 10, 2022
Human Rights Week 2022

Human Rights Week 2022 was held at UD under  the theme “Human rights in your backyard.” This week featured a series of presentations from students and experts on human rights issues that are taking place all around us, ranging from displacement to period poverty. These events shed light on the human rights disparities that happen close to us and what we can do. 

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Human Rights March 03, 2022
Abroad in Geneva Series: Part 1

Over the 2022 Spring semester, two HRC interns, Claire and Katie, are studying abroad in Geneva, Switzerland. Through this blog series, they share accounts of their internship and experiences in the world capital of international human rights.

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Human Rights February 24, 2022
Russia's aggression on Ukraine threatens international peace and human rights
In our statement on Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, we express our concern about the threat to international peace and our solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Only the global rule of law can constrain the most powerful states and prevent a return to a world of imperialism, colonialism and conquest.
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Human Rights February 22, 2022
HRC’s strategic visioning document is out for comment
Initiated in the fall of 2020, the Human Rights Center has been engaged in a participatory and evidenced-based strategic visioning process. The final output of this process has just been published and we are looking for your input!
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Human Rights February 08, 2022
Bringing life to the stories and experiences of the “water warriors” for classrooms
The Moral Courage Project aims to tell the stories of “upstanders” and identify and celebrate individuals who take risks to make important contributions in their communities during moments of crisis. Last year's cohort designed a highschool curriculum about the events and causes surrounding the water crisis in Flint, Detroit, and Martin County which is being published this week. Jordan McCormick reflects on her experience with the project.
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Human Rights February 02, 2022
Disrupting Illicit Massage Businesses and Human Trafficking in Ohio: Part 3

In this 3-part blog, members of the Abolition Ohio team share insights from the report, ‘Disrupting Illicit Massage Businesses and Human Trafficking in Ohio’ including the main trends around IMBs today, what the municipal response in the Greater Dayton area has been, and a strategy for disrupting this form of human trafficking.

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