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Kenyan artist Kennet B lauds spoken word for social justice – Sabahi Online



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Kenyan artist Kennet B lauds spoken word for social justice
Sabahi Online
Kennedy Odongo: I am a performing poet and a social justice activist with a passion for enlightening Kenyan youths about issues like HIV/AIDS and other ills affecting our society today. I also run a recording studio in Nairobi where I work with young

Sudan withdraws candidacy for UN Human Rights Council seat after criticism on … – Washington Post



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Sudan withdraws candidacy for UN Human Rights Council seat after criticism on
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UNITED NATIONS — Sudan has withdrawn its candidacy for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council following strong criticism from human rights and pro-democracy groups. Sudan's U.N. Mission said in a letter obtained Friday by The Associated Press that
Turtle Bay: Sudan pulls out of race for human rights seatForeign Policy (blog)

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Katie Hogan, Founding Teacher at Social Justice HS, addresses the Town Hall on Education


On Friday, Aug 24th, one day after a heated community forum at Social Justice HS, the interim principal fired two English teachers. One of them, Katie Hogan, addressed the crowd gathered at the Town Hall meeting on supporting the CTU.
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Are You There, God? It’s Me, Christina: Why This Catholic Girl Is Praying for … – Huffington Post (blog)


Are You There, God? It's Me, Christina: Why This Catholic Girl Is Praying for
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I have waited (not exactly patiently or quietly — but I have waited, nonetheless) while the Church treads water, clinging to all the good the Church has done in the area of social justice as my personal life preserver. But the new bumper crop of high
Academic freedom in Catholic universitiesInquirer.net

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Russia’s Human Rights Problem and the New Post-Soviet Social Revolution … – Huffington Post (blog)



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Russia's Human Rights Problem and the New Post-Soviet Social Revolution
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Russia's Human Rights Problem and the New Post-Soviet Social Revolution: Pussy Riot Won't Be Silenced. Posted: 08/30/2012 12:24 pm. React. Important Fascinating Typical Scary Outrageous Amazing Infuriating Beautiful. Read more. Pussy Riot , Internet
Kremlin's human rights council raises questions over Pussy Riot verdictWashington Post
Kremlin's Rights Council Blasts Pussy Riot VerdictABC News

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Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center – Border Servant Corps Placement


Full-time Placement: Legal Assistant Description: The Legal Assistant has a diverse group of responsibilities. He/she assists with client consultations in both the detention centers and on-site, works with clients to fill out their applications for relief, and notifies clients on the status of their cases. He/she does extensive research into country conditions for asylum clients and helps to write reports and documentation on clients seeking asylum or who have experienced violence and are eligible for protection under the Violence Against Women Act or other visa programs protecting crime victims. Skills and Interests: Strong communication skills, experience working with the immigrant population, interest in immigration laws and procedures, strong social justice component, self-motivation Spanish Requirement: Moderate to high fluency required AmeriCorps Eligibility: Eligible for full-time award
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Social Justice Executive Officer steps down – Daily Athenaeum


Social Justice Executive Officer steps down
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After nearly 13 years of service to West Virginia University, Executive Officer for the President's Office for Social Justice at WVU Jennifer McIntosh has left her position at WVU. As the University seeks to fill the position, former Special Assistant

Public invited to "Hispanic Heritage & Activism in Oregon" forum on Saturday … – Pacific University


Public invited to "Hispanic Heritage & Activism in Oregon" forum on Saturday
Pacific University
Sessions that focus on three themes: Latinos in Oregon – Early Settlers, Braceros and the Migrant Stream; Activism for Social Justice; and Personal, Family and Professional Reflections. Prior to the breakout sessions, attendees will view the

Silent Human Rights Diplomacy Fails – Huffington Post



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Silent Human Rights Diplomacy Fails
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He has defended his decision, indicating the visit will afford him opportunities to express the international community's concerns. It is crucial that these concerns include Iran's egregious violations of human rights, and that they be expressed openly
UN chief raises human rights in Tehran, stuns hostsLos Angeles Times
UN chief hits host Iran over human rightsBusinessweek
UN chief hits summit host Iran over its human rights recordFox News

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Border Servant Corps


Border Servant Corps seeks to provide an opportunity for volunteers to work for justice, serve their neighbor, and walk humbly with their God. Border Servant Corps hosts full-time volunteers that live in intentional community, learn about living simply, work for social justice, and explore spirituality. Volunteers work with issues such as poverty, immigration, domestic violence, education, and health care with opportunities to work in churches, shelters, legal centers, after-school programs, clinics, and other social service agencies within the unique context of the border region.
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