||In Small Places Close to Home: Americans Struggle for Human Rights
||Oct 11, 2008
|| 1:00PM - 4:00PM ET
Students' Building, 2nd Floor
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
||What is Americas leadership role in developing a post-World War II human rights regime? Does the US need to reassert its leadership role by improving the example it sets? Are we practicing what we preach? This program will examine these questions and many others.
President of Human Rights First
M. Glen Johnson
Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Vassar College (moderator)
Dr. Karin Deutsch Karlekar 94
Senior Researcher and Managing Editor of Freedom of the Press
Grisela Jackson 78
Community Organizer and Activist in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Ann Northrop 70
Longtime journalist and activist, currently co-hosting the national weekly TV news show Gay USA
Rev. Richard Witt
Executive Director, Rural and Migrant Ministries, Poughkeepsie, NY
Associate Professor of Geography at Vassar College
This event is free, open to the public, and sponsored by the Alumnae and Alumni of Vassar College (AAVC). For more information, contact: Willa McCarthy (845) 437-5441 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo: Michael Posner, President, Human Rights First. Photo courtesy of Human Rights First.