FDR's Four Freedoms - Celebration of 70 Years of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 2:15 pm
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FDR Presidential Library and Museum - Henry A. Wallace Center
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park , NY 12538
 

Join Oakwood's Human Rights interns at the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  

This free, day-long program, based around “FDR’s Four Freedoms Today,” will feature talks, dialogue, and workshops focused on connecting the UDHR to Hudson Valley issues and solutions.

Presenters and faculty will include:

  • Dr. Rebecca Adami, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London
  • Dr. Mona Ali, Associate Professor of Economics, SUNY New Paltz
  • Dr. Ellen Chesler, Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
  • Helen Diane Foster, Commissioner, New York State Division of Human Rights
  • Dr. Maria Hoehn, Professor of History, Vassar College / Mid-Hudson Refugee Solidarity Project
  • Rev. Walter LeFlore, Board President, Interfaith Council
  • Ben Majekodunmi, UN Senior Human Rights and Political Affairs Officer
  • Marc Molinaro, County Executive
  • John Penney, Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Manuela Roosevelt, Editorial Director, Callaway Arts & Entertainment; Board Chair, the Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH ARE INCLUDED.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED, AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

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