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Human Rights Program Events

Climate Change and Cultural Extinction: A Human Rights Crisis

Posted on September 30th, 2020 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights and the Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presentClimate Change and Cultural Extinction: A Human Rights Crisis... Read more

The Discriminatory Impact of COVID-19: The Pandemic’s Role in Highlighting Entrenched Racial Inequalities in the U.S.

Posted on April 29th, 2020 · Posted in COVID 19, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
Presented by The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program, the Hunter Department of Africana, Puerto Rican, and Latino Studies, and the Hunter Asian American Studies Center and Program.  Join Zoom at ... Read more

Virtual Brownbag: Responding to COVID-19

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Photographs from the 2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage and Citizenship Conference

The 2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage and Citizenship Conference was presented by The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, in collaboration with the Women and Gender Studies department at Hunter College and the Bella…  

2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage, and Citizenship

The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, in collaboration with the Women and Gender Studies department at Hunter College, invite you to a two-... Read more

Film Screening — 13th

Posted on April 1st, 2019 · Posted in Film Screenings, Human Rights Program Events
Join Human Rights Program at Roosevelt House for a screening of ... Read more

Sex Trafficking and the Commercial Sex Trade

Posted on November 21st, 2018 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events
A conversation with Taina Bien-Aimé, Executive Director of Coalition Against Trafficking of Women and Rachel Moran, Founder of SPACE International, an international organization of sex trade survivors, and author of Paid For: My Journey through... Read more
Musiskiai

The Murder and The Silence: Uncovering Lithuania’s Holocaust Collaboration

Posted on November 13th, 2018 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
When the best-selling author and journalist Ruta Vanagaite (born in Šiauliai, Lithuania) discovered that her own relatives were complicit in the murder of Lithuanian Jews during the World War II era, she became determined to awaken... Read more

Business and Human Rights: Holding Companies Accountable and the Evolving Role of Corporations in the Social Justice Dialogue

Posted on November 1st, 2018 · Posted in Human Rights Program Events
Is business part of the solution or part of the problem in addressing human rights concerns? Was the recent corporate endorsement of Colin Kaepernick a stand for justice, a marketing tool, or both? Join Phil Bloomer, Executive Director of Centre for... Read more
The Uncondemmed

Film Screening: The Uncondemned

Posted on October 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Film Screenings, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs
A gripping story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who is fighting to have rape recognized and prosecuted as a war crime, and the Rwandan women who courageously came forward to testify. ... Read more