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Institute 2016 Global Justice Goes Local: The Emergence of Human Rights Cities

On December 8-9, 2016, the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) held its 11th annual Human Rights Institute. The 2016 institute convened scholars and advocates to explore the human rights cities movement, a movement that is linking human rights to urban social justice organizing in the service of local human rights implementation.

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Institute Keynote
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PHRGE’s Elizabeth Ennen and NUSL Dean, Jeremy Paul, kick off the Institute book event.
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Ken Neubeck, City of Eugene Human Rights Commission
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Lucy Williams, NUSL, remembering Hope Lewis
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Joann Ward of Columbia Law School introduces Institute keynote
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Martha Davis, NUSL, delivers Institute keynote
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Activists, advocates and academics take in Professor Davis' keynote
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Human rights design challenges
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From left: Margaret Drew, UMass Law, Noel Didla, Jackson Human Rights Institute, Onaje Muid, Men of Color, Peggy Weisenberg, QUEST
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From left: Vickie Casanova, National Network of Human Rights Cities, Anna Lindstrom, Swedish Association of Municipalities and Regions
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Greg Williams, Color of Water
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Networking, Michael Scott, Equity Matters, Dorotea Manuela, Color of Water
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Shulamith Koenig, PHRDE, holding forth
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From Left, Shulamith Koenig, PHRDE, Francisco Rivera, Santa Clara Law School, Joann Ward, Columbia Law School