Supporting rural Southern women as human rights leaders to end poverty

Building and Sustaining Human Rights Cities in the South – Gathering in Atlanta

Turn South and partners co-presented the second Building and Sustaining Human Rights Cities in the South convening in Atlanta, GA April 26-28, 2019. Presenters addressed challenges faced by Atlanta communities including human rights concerns such as access to affordable housing, home owner displacement, economic justice, reproductive justice and immigrant rights. Participants explored how to shift discourse…

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Oglethorpe Students Learn Human Rights Basics

Turn South offered a Human Rights 101 workshop for Oglethorpe University students on February 21, 2019. Attendees learned about the international human rights framework, and the genesis and relevance of human rights in the U.S. Participants explored which human rights are protected in the U.S. constitution, where protections fall short and what human rights concerns…

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Building and Sustaining Human Rights Cities in the Southeast

Community members from South Carolina and North Carolina met November 16 – 18, 2018 in Greenville, SC for Building and Sustaining Human Rights Cities in the Southeast. Turn South co-organized the gathering as part of our Human Rights Cities Initiative. Participants learned about the Human Rights Cities model as a tool for addressing poverty and advancing human…

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