The Center for the Human Rights of Children is pleased to announce a new round of Faculty Fellowship Applications for 2015-2016. Loyola faculty members are invited to apply for fellowships that support the mission of the CHRC: to represent, coordinate, and stimulate efforts to understand, protect and apply the human rights of children.
The Student Government of Loyola University Chicago has partnered with the Latin American Student Organization to create the Magis Scholarship Fund in an effort to further support undocumented Loyola undergraduate students. The Magis Scholarship Fund is an initiative aligned with the mission of the CHRC, and we applaud the students who helped to organize it.
The University's Healthy Homes & Healthy Communities Initiative seeks a part-time, graduate level student (or qualified undergraduate) to work up to 15 hours/week from March 1st-June 30th, 2015.
A new report on Childhood, Migration, and Human Rights concludes that there has been a systematic violation of the human rights of migrant children and families in the Northern Central America-Mexico-United States corridor.
In June of 2014, the CHRC, as part of the Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities Initiative project, co-hosted a city and countywide summit to advance healthy homes and healthy communities. Now, the report of the summit is available online.
Religious leaders from various faiths have signed on to a new Vatican initiative to end modern-day slavery by 2020.
The CHRC would like to thank everyone who participated in our November 13th Teach-In, The Child Migrant: Children Crossing Borders. The excellent attendance at this event demonstrates the impact and importance of this topic.
Nearly 36 million people are enslaved around the world, according to Walk Free's 2014 Global Slavery Index. Gallup surveys help identify a total of 5.4 million people enslaved in seven high-risk countries alone.