On Friday, we were honored to host the President of the United States Joe Biden at the University of Connecticut where he joined students, faculty, staff, supporters, the Dodd family, and leaders from across our state for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights.

The President of the United States visited Storrs for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights

Joe Biden’s visit will be just the second time a sitting president has come to Storrs

‘Our humanity, in many ways, is defined by how we treat the most vulnerable, and not just elsewhere, but in our own country’

‘We are deeply honored that President Biden is joining us as we dedicate ourselves to extending the Dodd family legacy’

Oscar Guerra says the multidisciplinary partnerships at UConn expand the reach and depth of his work

Lauded by critics for its crucial look at justice in the United States, This is My America by author Kim Johnson has been recognized as the 2021 recipient of the Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature, presented by Dodd Human Rights Impact at UConn.

Prepared by a UConn human rights education to confront hatred and intolerance around the globe

Glenn Mitoma has spent his career studying human rights and helping others understand how they can realize them in their communities

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