Symposium 2015

Join the 2014 Human Rights Interns as they reflect on their internship experiences from around the world!

Human Rights Internship Winter Symposium
Friday, February 20, 2015
12–1 p.m. | Lunch 
1:15–5 p.m. | Panel Sessions

Symposium Schedule

12–1 p.m. | Lunch 
Location: Social Sciences Tea Room (1126 E. 59th Street, Chicago)

The following panel sessions will take place in Rosenwald 015 (1101 E. 58th Street, Chicago):

1:15–1:30 p.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks

John Boyer, Dean of the College

Susan Gzesh, Senior Lecturer in the College and Executive Director, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

1:30–2:30 p.m. | Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights I: Health, Labor, and Development

Jeanne Chauffour, Association de le Lutte Contre le SIDA
Casablanca, Morocco

Motoloni Akinola, Civil Society for Family Planning
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nissa Mai, Transient Workers Count Too
Singapore, Singapore

Melissa Gatter, Collateral Repair Project
Amman, Jordan

2:30–2:45 p.m. | Coffee Break

2:45–3:45 p.m. | Policing, Justice, and Social Movement Organizing

Tovia Siegel, Southwest Organizing Project
Chicago, Illinois

Sofia Flores, Osborne Association's Adolescent Behavioral Learning Experience
New York City, New York

Daniel Ramirez-Raftree, Brasil de Fato
Sao Paolo, Brazil

3:45–4 p.m. | Coffee Break

4–5 p.m. | Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights II: Education Rights

Alyssa Bivins, Windows: Channels for Communication
Nablus, Palestine

Isabella Mckinley-Corbo, Sambhali Trust
Jodphur, India

Alexandra Wilkins, Morningside Center for Teaching Responsibility
New York City, New York