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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 Col... Read more

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Op-Ed: Sr. Helen Prejean Describes Journey toward Justice

by Brian Farrell | June 16, 2016 | Commentary | Tagged: OCOB

“The mandate to practice social justice is unsettling because taking on the struggles of the poor invariably means challenging the wealthy and those who serve their interests,” observes Sister Helen Prejean, who visits Eastern Iowa this week. Born in... Read more

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One Community, One Book 2016

by Joan Nashelsky | March 17, 2016 | Tagged: OCOB

The UI Center for Human Rights is pleased to announce the book choice for One Community, One Book 2016–Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite by Suki Kim. This book is described as “a haunting memoir of teaching Eng... Read more