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Human Rights Hangout!

Event date: 10/23/2014 Event time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Event Contact: Maddie Chardmchard@smu.edu Event Description: Meet and greet! Come get to know human rights majors and minors! For more information: www.smu.edu/humanrights

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Travel to Budapest, Hungary

Event date: October 19, 2014 Event time: 1:00 p.m. Event Contact: Sherry Aikman saikman@smu.edu Location: Dallas Hall/ Basement Lounge Event Description: Travel with the Embrey Human Rights Program to Holocaust Hungary. Find out all about the trip at an Information Session … Continue reading

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School of the Americas Watch

  Event date: October 23, 2014 Event time: 5:00 p.m. Event Contact: Roberto Corona rcorona@smu.edu Event Description: Travel with the Embrey Human Rights Program to protest the School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia on November 21-23, 2014. Attend … Continue reading

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Beyond the Walls – Giving Voice to Life Experiences

Event date: October 18, 2014 Event time: 6:15 p.m. Event Contact: Sherry Aikman, 8-8347 Event Description: Tells the stories, through community murals, of important issues faced by communities in the West Bank, Northern Ireland, Liberia, El Salvador, Argentina, Australia and the Unitied … Continue reading

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SMU to honor global & local human rights champs at ‘Triumph of the Spirit’ awards event Nov. 12

DALLAS (SMU) — Peruvian champion of indigenous women’s rights Eliana Elias and innovative global-minded local educator Bhavani Parpia will be honored at SMU Nov. 12 as the first two recipients of Embrey Human Rights Program Triumph of the Spirit Awards. … Continue reading

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Embrey Human Rights Program Director Rick Halperin interviewed about helping hate crime survivor Rais Bhuiyan promote a “World Without Hate”

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Rick Halperin, Embrey Human Rights, comments on the border crisis

WFAA- Rick Halperin, a human rights expert at SMU, says the only legitimate reason is fear of repression by your own government. “But even if it’s one person who reaches this country, this country has a legal and moral obligation to … Continue reading

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Embrey Human Rights program partners with public television for screening of film Freedom Summer

KERA will host a special screening of the film “Freedom Summer” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the station, 3000 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas. Register by 5:30 p.m. here. The documentary focuses on the effort to get blacks registered to vote … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates human rights heroes and the anniversary of its Civil Rights Pilgrimage on Thursday, April 10, 2014

SMU celebrates civil and human rights at two events on Thursday, April 10 – awarding the Robert O. Cooper Peace and Justice Fellowship to a veteran of the civil rights movement and the William K. McElvaney Peace and Justice Award … Continue reading

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Embrey Human Rights Program to Honor Human Rights Defenders With $30,000 in Prizes

DALLAS (SMU) — SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program will award the first Triumph of the Spirit Award and $25,000 to a person who has dedicated his or her life to social justice and human rights issues on a local, national or global … Continue reading

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