Oakwood Co-hosts a Celebration of 70 Years of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Join us at the Wallace Center on Friday, December 7 as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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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