“We believe that that memory must open a channel to human rights. Why human rights? Because we realize that when a people is threatened, it doesn’t remain threatened alone. When a group is singled out, it affects all other groups.” – Elie Wiesel

Examining the most pressing human rights questions and preparing the next generation of human rights leaders.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 10/20 DDI Fellows Drop-In Workshop
  2. 10/20 Human Rights Film+ Series: Letters From Nuremberg
  3. 10/20 Rainbow Center Art Gala
  4. 10/21 Task Force On Inequality-Related Financial Disclosures (TIFD)
  5. 10/22 What Role Should Central Banks Play In Dealing With Environmental And Social Challenges Like Climate Change And Inequality?
  6. 11/1 Responding To The Antiracism Call To Action As Educators
  7. 11/2 Using Literature in Anti-Racism Education Towards Civic Readiness: A Professional Development Workshop For Educators
  8. 11/3 Encounters Dialogue: Voting Rights And Access In Our Democracy
  9. 11/11 Business And Human Rights Workshop Series: Justine Nolan, UNSW Law
  10. 11/11 Careers In Benefit Corporations
  11. 11/12 Encounters: Land Grab CT - A Dialogue On UConn's Colonial History
  12. 11/16 DDI Fellows Drop-In Workshop