Institute for Human Rights

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The Institute for Human Rights at UAB serves as an internationally renowned platform for interdisciplinary interaction and collaboration for scholars, educators, students, practitioners, and activists to raise awareness, engage in education, foster research, and design initiatives for practical action and outreach resulting in the promotion and protection of human and civil rights locally, nationally, and globally.

Our vision is to prepare, transform, and support the leaders of the global human rights community by creating innovative educational programs, research initiatives, and outreach solutions.

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Upcoming Events

Social Spotlight Festival: Gaelynn Lea Concert

The 2nd Social Spotlight Festival is the Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research annual focus on an issue or idea that bridges the concepts of...

2/8 7pm
Lecture Series presents Symone Sanders

Join us for an evening with Symone Sanders, CNN Political Commentator. Symone Sanders champions inclusivity, encouraging you to embrace diverse voices and...

2/20 6pm
Symposium on Disability Rights

The quest for improving the rights of people with disabilities locally, nationally, and internationally is urgent and significant. Addressing the needs of...

2/21
Symposium on Disability Rights

The quest for improving the rights of people with disabilities locally, nationally, and internationally is urgent and significant. Addressing the needs of...

2/22

Recent Events

Sidewalk Talk

11/5/2018

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