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Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights Cities Initiative’

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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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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Turn South Presents at October 2018 CHRONIC

Turn South Project Director Rachel Fowler led a Human Rights Cities workshop at the Carolinas Human Rights Organizer Conference (CHRONIC) held October 19-20, 2018 in Columbia SC. The workshop introduced the work of the National Human Rights Cities Alliance to promote Human Rights Cities across the United States, including in the Southern U.S. Participants discussed…

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Building a Human Rights Culture to Stop Violence Against Women

February 21-22, 2017 Turn South Director Rachel Fowler traveled to MiraCosta College in Oceanside, California to conduct introductory women’s rights are human rights workshops for organizers planning the Resisting Rape Culture Conference planned for April 2017. Participants explored how human rights could be used to ground the conversations for the conference and inform post-conference community action.…

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