Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights

February 22, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt 208
40 Washington Square South
New York City

Professor David Kinley discusses his latest book, Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights. RSVP here. This event is open to the public. Please bring a photo ID to access the building. About David Kinley Professor David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at the University of Sydney Law School.  More»

Temporary Protected Status in the Age of Trump

February 26, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Sexton Lounge, Furman Hall (2nd floor)
245 Sullivan St
New York

Over 400,000 people currently live in the United States with Temporary Protected Status. The Trump Administration recently announced its decision to terminate TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, and Nicaragua, upending the lives of hundreds of thousands of individuals. The Administration recently extended TPS for Syria, but did not re-designate Syria for TPS, meaning that  More»

American Poverty and Gender: Government Control and Neglect of Women Living in Poverty

February 27, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall 206
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

    Khiara M. Bridges, Boston University School of Law Martin Guggenheim, NYU School of Law Family Defense Clinic Chanel Porchia-Albert, Ancient Song Doula Services Cherisse Scott, SisterReach Melissa Upreti, UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women This event is free and open to the public. Please register here. Guests may be asked to present personal ID to  More»

Community-Driven Justice: Leading from the Grassroots

March 5, 2018, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Lester Pollack Colloquium Room
245 Sullivan Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY

The Public Interest Law Center, the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice are delighted to invite you to Community-Driven Justice: Leading from the Grassroots, a panel discussion on the importance of working directly with affected communities to build legal empowerment, grassroots action, and social change. In this  More»

Past Events

Building Resilience for Social Justice: A Skills Workshop

February 14, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt 214
40 Washington Square South
New York City

Social justice work is meaningful and vital. It is also difficult. Sustaining the energy to be creative and hopeful over the years requires understanding the potential mental health impact – good and bad – of this work, and developing skills and strategies to build resilience. Join us for a workshop borne out of the Human  More»

The US as Tax Haven: Tax Evasion, Corruption, and Other Illicit Financial Flows

February 1, 2018, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Vanderbilt Hall 208
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY

A discussion with Tax Justice Network on the launch of their latest Financial Secrecy Index Please join us for an informal lunchtime conversation with Andrés Knobel, analyst at the Tax Justice Network (TJN). As part of an ongoing initiative by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice to foster dialogue on the relationship between  More»

CHRGJ Scholar in Residence Fall Research Forum (Day 2)

November 29, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Wilf 5th Floor Conference Room 512
139 MacDougal Street
New York, NY

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is free and open to the public. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Every year, CHRGJ hosts an impressive group of visiting scholars engaged in research that shapes in fundamental ways how we think about and advocate for human rights and global  More»

CHRGJ Scholar in Residence Fall Research Forum (Day 1)

November 27, 2017, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Wilf 5th Floor Conference Room 512
139 MacDougal Street
New York, NY

Please RSVP here and bring ID to access NYU building. This event is free and open to the public. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Every year, CHRGJ hosts an impressive group of visiting scholars engaged in research that shapes in fundamental ways how we think about and advocate for human rights and global  More»