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Human Rights Program Past Events

Please join the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program for a film screening of Difret, a story of how two courageous women changed history. Followed by a discussion on the legal rights of women in Ethiopia, with our... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights and Public Policy Programs together with The Invisible Americans... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights and Public Policy Programs together with “The Invisible Americans” Podcast invite you to the first of three... Read more
 
Please join us for a conversation with author Amy Yee as we mark the release of Far From the Rooftop of the World: Travels Among Tibetan Refugees on Four Continents with a foreword by His... Read more
 
India and the United States will each next year hold what could be the most significant election in generations. This event aims to facilitate an in-depth conversation about what’s at stake. The program features prominent... Read more
 
Marking Asian American History Month the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program and Network 20/20 with co-sponsorship by the Hunter Asian American Studies Program and Center... Read more
 
Marking World Press Freedom Day the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program and PEN America invite you to attend a... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program  and Solidarity Engineering  invite you to... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program and the Women and Gender Studies Department invite you to... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program with the New Yorkers for Equality Model invite you to... Read more
 
Please join us in the Roosevelt House Auditorium this Wednesday, February 8 at 2:30PM – 3:30PM for our... Read more
 
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home…” – Eleanor RooseveltThe Office of the Governor of... Read more
 
Join the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program for Vote for Your Future: A Summit for Democracy October... Read more
 
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab and Jessica Neuwirth, Rita E. Hauser Director of the Human Rights Program at Roosevelt House cordially invite you... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program with Human Rights Watch invite you to attend ... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program and the Remember the Women Institute, along with the Consulate General of Israel in New York and the Pace... Read more
 
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab with the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program ... Read more
 
The Roosevelt House Human Rights Program with CAP International, along with the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women and the Consulate... Read more
 
Please join us in the Roosevelt House Auditorium as we bring together our Hunter community with human rights and public policy experts for an open forum to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Moderated by... Read more
 
Although the right to health is recognized by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the idea of “health as a human right” has not gained traction in the United States. Despite new variants and rising COVID-19 cases in areas with low... Read more
 
The Human Rights Program at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College presents: Virtual Meeting Platforms: Government Control and Corporate Compliance In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, social... Read more
 
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 present Climate Change and Cultural Extinction: A Human Rights... Read more
 
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... Read more
 
On April 3, 2020, in collaboration with the Sisterhood is Global Institute, the Human Rights Program hosted a virtual event on the victims of domestic violence and the dangers they face during the COVID-19... Read more
 
 
2020: Gender, Race, Suffrage and Citizenship will critically examine the movement that led to women receiving the right to vote in the United States
 
Join Human Rights Program at Roosevelt House for a screening of ... Read more
 
A conversation on sex trafficking and the commercial sex trade.
 
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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... Read more
 
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... Read more