Fulfilling the Promise of Human Rights: Conference at Quinnipiac University

The Connecticut Coalition for Human Rights is pleased to present…

Fulfilling the Promise of Human Rights: the Universal Declaration at 60

a statewide conference marking the 60th anniversary of the UDHR

U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr.

Saturday, December 6th from 8:30 to 4pm  
Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT

The CT Coalition for Human Rights is honored to have U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. of the 14th District of Michigan deliver the keynote address on December 6th in honor of the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR.  Representative Conyers has devoted 43 years in the U.S. House of Representatives for “jobs, justice and peace” for the people of Michigan’s 14th District and the country as a whole.  He has long been a champion for civil rights as one of the founding members of the Congressional Black Caucus and as Chairman of the pivotal House Committee on the Judiciary.  His legislative accomplishments include: the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, the Motor Voter Bill of 1993, the Martin Luther King Holiday Act of 1983, and the Help America Vote Act of 2002. 

Register now at http://www.udhr.net 

Please join the Coalition on December 6th at Quinnipiac University to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and continue the statewide effort to promote and implement human rights as enshrined in the UDHR throughout Connecticut and throughout the United States. 


Organizational Sponsors of the CT Coalition for Human Rights

AFL-CIO, Albert Schweitzer Institute, Quinnipiac University; American Civil Liberties Union of CT; American Friends Service Committee; American Immigrant Lawyers Association; Amistad Committee; Amnesty International, CT; City of New Haven Peace Commission; Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Center for a New Economy, Connecticut Citizen Action Group; Connecticut Communist Party; Connecticut Education Association; Connecticut Federation of Teachers; Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty; Connecticut Permanent Commission on the Status of Women; Connecticut State Conference – American Association of University Professors; Connecticut United for Peace; Connecticut Women’s Educational and Legal Fund; Eastern Coalition for Peace and Justice;  Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba; Greater New Haven Central Labor Council; Greater New Haven Peace Council; Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut; Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services; Love 146; Love Makes a Family; NAACP-New Haven; National Association of Social Workers; National Organization for Women; Northeast Connecticut for Peace & Justice; Pax Educare; Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, Promoting an Enduring Peace; Third Sector New England; Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut; United Nations Association, CT Division; Vecinos Unidos; We Refuse to Be Enemies; Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom

For more information about the CT Coalition for Human Rights please visit http://www.udhr.net or email rebecca.lenn@ppct.org.