Challenging Inequality and Injustice in the National and Global Economies

Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102B
Apr 16
Monday, April 16th, 2018 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102B

The Human Rights Clinic ​ will present its work with: farmworkers in Vermont to improve labor rights and working conditions; indigenous communities in Papua New Guinea to investigate and respond to the social and environmental impacts of gold mining by multinational companies; human rights defenders in Peru facing criminalization for their resistance to mega-projects; and with rural communities in Alabama advocating for the right to sanitation. Clinic students Amos Laor LLM '18, Rachel Fleig-Goldstein '18, Rachel LaFortune '18, Doreen Bentum '18, Nia Morgan '19, Oyinkan Muraina '19, Kamilah Moore '19, Siju Falade '19, and Miguel Zamora '19 will present. Clinic Deputy Director Benjamin Hoffman will provide an overview of the clinic, and clinic staff and supervisors will be introduced. ​Food and Refereshments will be served. 

Contact Info: 
For more information contact the law clinic staff at climnicstaff@law.columbia.edu or call 212-854-4291