2022 Human Rights Internship Symposium

Our first-ever virtual Human Rights in Practice Internship Symposium featured presentations by 2020 Human Rights Interns and mid-career alumni from past internship cohorts. Check out videos of all six panels below!

Panel 1: International Human Rights, Foreign Organizations, and Migration

  • Mari Mirasol, ConTextos and London School of Economics 
  • Conrad Mojica, U.S. Department of State Office of International Religious Freedom
  • Brenda Castañeda, Sin Fronteras IAP
  • JV Sena Alencar, Legal Services NYC
  • Moderator: Rochelle Terman, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Panel 2: Socioeconomic Justice and Housing 

  • Prisca Tuyishime, FXB International [Rwanda Branch] 
  • Kristina Kim, Westside Justice Center
  • Carlin Smith, The Black Power Station
  • Livia Miller, UrbanLab
  • Adelia Davis, Burst into Books
  • Moderator: Adam Avrushin, Deputy Director, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

Panel 3: Nonprofits, Law, and Legal Services 

  • Cas Crevecoeur, The Advocates for Human Rights 
  • Allie Goldblatt, International Organization for Adolescents: National Human Trafficking and Disabilities Working Group
  • Zoe Torrey, Public Interest Advocacy Centre
  • Will Jaffe, Physicians for Human Rights
  • Eugen Craciunescu, People's Lobby Environmental Justice Task Force
  • Moderator: Jennifer Mosley, Associate Professor, Crown Family School of Social Work

Panel 4: Immigration and Refugees

  • Sabrina Slagowitz, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC)
  • Wahid Al Mamun, Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME)
  • Amala Karri, U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
  • Louisa Silverman, Latino Policy Forum
  • Emma Reilly, International Rescue- Asylum & Protection team
  • Jonah Kaye, Uyghur Human Rights Project
  • Moderator: Lindsay Gifford, Assistant Research Professor, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

Panel 5: Racial Justice and Mass Incarceration

  • Miranda Zhang, SKDK
  • Anneliese Merry, Illinois Prison Project
  • Catherine Mafa, Witness to Innocence
  • Chase Leito, NAACP
  • Moderator: Maria Dikcis, ACLS Mass Incarceration and Policing Fellow