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March 27, 2017Panel to discuss civil rights issues for threatened groups
2nd panel on civil rights issues
March 28, 2016Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak at UIC
African American studies welcomes Alicia Garza April 5
October 17, 2014UI Health recognized for LGBT-inclusive policies
Recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation
June 24, 2014How the LGBT movement changed American culture
LGBT scholar considers changes so far, for next generation
April 2, 2013Promoting social justice, human rights
Through research and teaching, Mark Mattaini has devoted his career to social justice and human rights.
February 5, 2013Nobel 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.
February 4, 2013Peace 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, 2012UIC 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, 2012Iranian 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, 2012UIC 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.