In the past couple of years, we’ve had the good fortune to attract a series of outstanding young interns and assistants to help out with the work of The Refuge Media Project. I’m not sure we would have survived to this point without them. It’s been clear that they came to us because of a sincere interest in the issues we’re confronting – not just to fill a gap in their resumes – and most were looking for ways to continue pursuing these concerns in college or graduate school.
The Harvard Law School Human Rights Program “seeks to give impetus and direction to international human rights work at Harvard Law School…the HRP fosters coursework and student participation in human rights activities through its summer fellowships, clinical work, speaker series, applied research, and scholarship. The HRP forges cooperative links with human rights organizations in this country and abroad…”
Human Rights Program: Harvard Law School, Pound Hall 401
The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic is a collaborative project between Harvard Law School and Greater Boston Legal Services. It is directed by Clinical Professor Deborah Anker, and staffed by GBLS's Immigration Unit attorneys. HIRC “involves students in the direct representation of victims of human rights abuses in applying for U.S. refugee and related protections…Students have the experience of fully developing an asylum claim, often following the case from start to finish.” The Clinic’s Women Refugees Project “does groundbreaking work on women's international human rights and political asylum claims.”
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Trinity College, in Hartford, CT, says its Human Rights Program is the first at a liberal arts college in the United States: “The Program seeks to foster critical debate about human rights problems, inter-disciplinary dialogue, and conversations that bridge the divide between local and global human rights concerns.
Human Rights Program: Trinity College
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