The Center for the Human Rights of Children engages in a variety of programs and activities in the U.S. and internationally, including providing training and technical assistance, conducting research, sponsoring conferences and symposia, advocacy, consultation, and educational campaigns.
April 25, 2013
Healthy Homes Speaker Series- Advancing Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities Initiative
The talk focus on the initiatives initial conception, progress, and current state and demonstrate the use of the integrative research and advocacy model used to address the public health and housing problems associated with environmental toxins. The initiative's Steering Committee comprised of faculty and staff across various center within the university will lead the discussion followed by a brief introduction to one of the initiatives current ongoing projects.
The talk will be held in Cuneo Hall Room 417 at 10:30 am, for more information, please click here.
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April 10, 2013
Healthy Homes Film- Burning the Future: Coal in America
Burning the Future: Coal in America documents the devastating environmental, health, and social impact our addiction to coal has on West Virginia, where mountaintop removal mining has obliterated1.4 million acres of mountains and polluted the groundwater. The film profiles the courageous West Virginians who challenged the powerful coal industry, and launched a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their families, and perserving their way of life.
The film screening will be held in Cuneo Hall Room 417 at 7 pm, for more information, please click here.
April 11, 2013
Juvenile Justice Colloquium
Indignities of Order Maintenance: Children, Law and the Police
The Center for the Human Rights of Children is collaborating with the Civitas ChildLaw Center and the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology to host a Juvenile Justice colloqium.
This colloquium will discuss how interactions between the police and youth, especially minority youth, can shape how the latter understand and react to the law and to social norms. It will also argue the need for a jurisprudence of dignity that exports the qualities of fair and respectful treatment to settings in which the police interact with juveniles. Such a jurisprudence recognizes that dignity has the power to shape or poison youth views of state authority and their relations to the law well into their adult lives.
Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia University
Dean and Professor of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern Law School
Founder, Children and Family Justice Center
Co-Founder, Center on the Wrongful Conviction of Youth
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.
There will be a reception with light refreshments following the program.
Registration is Closed.
April 18, 2013
The Center for the Human Rights of Children is hosting a Film Series this Spring Semester. Each of the films addresses different aspects of globalization and children.
Our third and final movie, "Which Way Home" (2009) will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 5.30 pm at the Lake Shore Campus Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons, 4th floor.
As the United States continues to build a wall between itself and Mexico, Which Way Home shows the personal side of immigration through the harrowing dangers with amazing courage and resourcefulness as they endeavor to make it to the United States. The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the U.S. on a freight train they call "The Beast." They are the ones you never hear about - the invisible ones.
The movie is free, and open to students and the public. We hope you pass this information on to your students and encourage them to attend. The film will be followed by a discussion, facilitated by Dr. James Garbarino, Senior Faculty Fellow for the Center for the Human Rights of Children and Maude C. Clarke Chair in humanistic psychology. For more information about this film and the film series, please click here.