UW Center for Human Rights 5th Anniversary Celebration On May 5, UW CHR marked its 5th anniversary by hosting esteemed jurist Thomas Buergenthal for a lecture, followed by a reception to celebrate the accomplishments and [...]
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International Human Rights Day: UW CHR Receives a Seattle Human Rights Award On December 10, 2013, the UW Center for Human Rights was honored by the City of Seattle with its annual Human Rights Award. [...]
The Untold Costs of Secure Communities Editorial by Katherine Beckett and Heather Evans In recent years, the federal government has dramatically increased its efforts to apprehend noncitizens through programs such as Secure Communities. These programs [...]
Human Rights in Action: Introducing the 2013 UW CHR Student Fellows Every year, the UW CHR provides financial support for hands-on human rights initiatives by UW students, thanks to the generosity of our donors to [...]
Annual Symposium & Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work On May 5th the Center for Human Rights held its fourth annual human rights symposium at Town Hall Seattle. The opening event was a reception to honor [...]
The Clean Slate Project: Barriers to Criminal Reintegration One in four Americans has some sort of criminal record. The majority of these records are accessible with the click of a button and a small fee; [...]
U.S. Courts Reject Accountability for Torture Editorial by CHR Faculty Associate Jamie Mayerfeld Two days after his inauguration, President Obama publicly broke with the torture policies of his predecessor. In a series of executive orders, [...]
UW CHR 2012 Student Fellows Our 2012 Jennifer Caldwell Endowed Fund recipients, Kate Fenimore and Marina Fitzpatrick, have just returned from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, after working with the Rural Health Education Network and Women’s Development [...]
Annual Symposium & Reception Celebrating Human Rights Work in Our Communities Thanks to all of you who attended our Annual Symposium! As many of you know, this year's symposium on April 17th focused on the Center for [...]
Transforming Human Rights Education Students Journey from Seattle to Loitokitok, Kenya Our 2011 Caldwell Fund scholars, Abby Temple and Melanie Robinson, returned from Loitokitok this quarter, after overseeing the construction of the Learning Resource Center [...]