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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, 47-49 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065