All human rights

Michelle-Garcia, Ruth-Lopez-McCarthy and Ashley Boyd

March 27, 2017

Panel to discuss civil rights issues for threatened groups

2nd panel on civil rights issues

Alicia Garza

March 28, 2016

Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak at UIC

African American studies welcomes Alicia Garza April 5

Outpatient Care Center entrance and Eternal Flame sculpture

October 17, 2014

UI Health recognized for LGBT-inclusive policies

Recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

John D'Emilio

June 24, 2014

How the LGBT movement changed American culture

LGBT scholar considers changes so far, for next generation

Mark Mattaini

April 2, 2013

Promoting social justice, human rights

Through research and teaching, Mark Mattaini has devoted his career to social justice and human rights.

Jody Williams

February 5, 2013

Nobel laureate, politician discuss human rights

A Nobel Peace laureate and a Cook County politician and activist will discuss human rights at a presentation Thursday sponsored by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative.

Jody Williams

February 4, 2013

Peace laureate, politician discuss human rights

Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and Cook County commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia speak at a Social Justice Initiative event Feb. 7.

October 4, 2012

UIC Conference Marks 250th Anniversary of Rousseau’s Social Contract

Three centuries of human rights theory and practice around the world will be examined and discussed by top scholars and social justice activists at a conference Oct. 17-19 hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

April 23, 2012

Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate to Speak at UIC

The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a talk by Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, 2003 Nobel Peace Laureate.

April 10, 2012

UIC to Host Global Activism Expo

Hundreds of Chicago-area activists will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago for the fifth annual Global Activism Expo on April 28, hosted by UIC’s Social Justice Initiative and presented by Chicago Public Media, WBEZ 91.5 FM.