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Date and Location

February 28, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM


The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy invites you to join a study group on human rights advocacy! The study group, which will meet three times this semester, is convened and moderated by Elisa Massimino, Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. This is an open study group. No registration is required. The study group will meet from 1230 - 145 pm on three occasions this semester - Thursday, February 28 in room Littauer-324 Topic Where Are We Going? And How Will We Know When We Get There? - Thursday, April 4 in room Littauer-324 Topic Writing to Persuade - Thursday, April 25 in room Littauer-324 Topic Building Coalitions that Work DescriptionHuman rights advocacy can often seem a bit quixotic. But progress is possible. The problems we tackle need serious, hard-nosed strategies and activists with the skills to execute them. In this study group, we’ll explore key elements of successful human rights advocacy campaigns—goal-setting, communications, coalition-building—and practical skills advocates need, especially in today’s politically polarized environment, to win.