The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College is pleased to host “Human Rights in the USA,” a forum in advance of the May 11 review of the US Human Rights Record at the UN Human Rights Council.  The forum is co-presented by The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and The US Human Rights Network, and will take place on Friday, April 17, 2015 from 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. The forum will also be livestreamed, here.


9:30 – Continental Breakfast

10:00 – Introductory Remarks

10:15 – Economic, Social & Cultural Rights Issues, including healthcare, homelessness, immigration, hunger, labor and indigenous

11:15 – Keynote Address

11:30 – Civil & Political Rights Issues, including police brutality, criminal justice & incarceration, immigration, surveillance and torture

12:30 – Lunch & Networking with US Civil Society

To attend, please RSVP to

Address: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065


A Forum on “Human Rights in the USA,” Co-Presented by U.S. Human Rights Network | Posted on April 16th, 2015 | Faculty Seminars, Human Rights Program Events, Public Programs