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UICHR Announces schedule for OCOB 2018

by Kelsey McGinnis | October 03, 2018

The UI Center for Human Rights is very pleased to welcome Michelle Kuo, author of Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship, to the Iowa City community, October 25 through November 4, 2018.For a full listing of events... Read more

UICHR, PSR, and Iowa UNA sponsor Abraham's Walk

by Kelsey McGinnis | October 03, 2018

At 12:30 PM on Saturday October 13th, all Iowans are invited to gather to participate in Abraham’s Walk #2 to bring awareness & raise funds for service organizations whose programs are vital to meeting the diverse needs of our community. This event, ... Read more

Employment Opportunity: Administrative Coordinator

by Kathrina Litchfield | October 05, 2017

Job Posting: Administrative CoordinatorThe University of Iowa – Center for Human Rights The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR), affiliated with the College of Law, exists for the promotion and protection of human rights at home and ab... Read more

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The 2017 One Community, One Book Extended Discussion Series

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 21, 2017

The UICHR is proud to encourage our community to read and discuss this year's One Community, One Book selection The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson. While we value the important questions that Wilson raises in her memoir about her conversion to ... Read more

Work for a Livable Future: Make All Children Matter

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 14, 2017

Work for a Livable Future: Make All Children MatterParents, Teachers, Youth, & Children Welcome. A Community Forum in Three PartsPart 1:September 21 6:30-8:00pm: Coralville Library Rm ASetting the Stage: Recognizing Violence & Terrorism on Children P... Read more

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Who Should Police the Internet? Protecting Online Speech in Times of Crisis

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 14, 2017

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:30pmWhere: Levitt Auditorium, Boyd Law Building                                                  Corynne McSherry is the Legal Director at EFF, specializing in intellectual property, open access, and free speech... Read more

Introducing the UI Speaker Series at Oakdale

by Kathrina Litchfield | August 02, 2017

The UI Center for Human Rights is proud to facilitate a college-in-prison pilot program at the Iowa Medical & Classification Center (Oakdale) this fall. Educators from across the UI campus are volunteering to teach a short-course in their discipline ... Read more

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Action for Africa Fundraising Meal at St. Thomas More

by Caitlin Chenus | July 17, 2017

Please join us for a meal of fine African cuisine, prepared by Action for Africa's founder Veve N'Duhirahe, and learn more about the non-profit's organization.Proceeds will fund Action for Africa's mission of providing medical supplies to war-torn re... Read more

UICHR Announces OCOB Selection for 2017

by Kelsey McGinnis | July 17, 2017 | News | Tagged: OCOB

The UICHR is pleased to announce that its 2017 selection for its One Community, One Book program is The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam by G. Willow Wilson. Journalist G. Willow Wilson, a white woman born in Color... Read more

The Role of Transformative Education in Successful Reentry: A Community Discussion

by Kathrina Litchfield | July 16, 2017

The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights is pleased to host a conference and community forum on access to education and employment opportunities for Iowa's incarcerated men and women.For detailed information regarding the UI Speaker Series at O... Read more