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Nominate a book for OCOB 2020

We need your help to choose a book for the 2020 One Community, One Book program.

Make your nomination between now and February 5 after reading about the program and selection criteria.

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UICHR@20: 1999-2019 Retrospective

Join us in reflecting on how far we've come and in preparing for future challenges.

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Student Internships

The UICHR's internship programs offer students the opportunity to explore careers and projects in various fields related to human rights. Each year, interns work in the UICHR office and in locations around the globe.

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  1. Nominate a book for OCOB 2020
  2. UICHR@20: 1999-2019 Retrospective
  3. Student Internships

The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) has as its mission the promotion and protection of human rights at home and abroad through distinguished multidisciplinary leadership in human rights research, education, and public service to The University of Iowa, its surrounding communities, the State of Iowa, and beyond.

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ICE Enforcement: Impacts on Community Health and Well-Being — An Obermann Conversation

at 4:00 PM

Iowa City Public Library

With attention drawn to events at the border, it can be easy to overlook the population of immigrants who live in fear of being deported or having family members deported.

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An Evening with Susan Rice

at 7:30 PM

The Englert

Former U. S. National Security Advisor and U. S.

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UI Center for Human Rights

615 Jefferson Building
The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242