“Living Wage, Fair Labor Practices and Eco Sustainability” and other Human Rights Events

Human Rights Events at UConn, November 8, 2007 through November 11, 2007

“Living Wage, Fair Labor Practices and Eco Sustainability” 

November 8, 2007 at 4 PM

The President’s Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility, CIBER (Center for International Business and Education Research) and the Human Rights Institute are proud to sponsor an International Education Week lecture, “Living Wage, Fair Labor Practices and Eco Sustainability” on Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre.

Ruth Rosenbaum, UConn Faculty and Executive Director of CREA (Center for Reflection, Education and Action) will discuss the concepts of Living Wage, Fair Labor Practices and Eco Sustainability and how they relate with a response by Professor Subhash C. Jain, Director of CIBER at the School of Business. Please go to http://web.uconn.edu/sweatshop/ for additional details.  

Also occurring today: 

“Racism: A Domestic Human Rights Crisis”

A discussion on Racism and White Privilege in the United States led by Chris Doucot, of the Hartford Catholic Worker House.  Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 pm, Arjona 143

Sponsors: Neag School of Education, Student Activities, and Community Outreach 

And, the Mead Lecture is today as well– see the previous post for details.

Coming up on Saturday

The Asian American Cultural Center presents the 2nd Annual IMPAACT Conference(Identifying the Missing Power of Asian Americans in CT)

IMPAACT 2007:  Hate is Real, Realize Hate, Speak Out Against Hate Crimes

Saturday, November 10, 2007 – Registration 9 am – Student Union Lobby

University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus Student Union

Registration on conference day, $30   



Tuesday, November 13 at 6 PM is the next Human Rights Film—The Exonerated.  Details to follow next week…