Supporting rural Southern women as human rights leaders to end poverty

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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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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