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UW-Eau Claire Human Rights Week events set for March 31-April 3

March 24, 2014

HumanRightsWeek2014EAU CLAIRE — Several University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus organizations will host a series of events March 31-April 3 in recognition of UW-Eau Claire Human Rights Week.

The week's events were organized by the UW-Eau Claire Amnesty International, International Justice Mission and Human Trafficking Abolitionists student organizations and are sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Residence Hall Association. The following events are planned:

  • Fair Trade Marketplace, a fundraiser for Syrian refugees: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 31 and April 3 in the Davies Center lobby near the Service Center; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 1 and 2 in the Davies Center lobby near the Service Center; and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4 in the lobby of Hibbard Hall.
  • "Activism 101" workshop: 4-5 p.m. March 31 in Centennial Hall Room 2704.
  • "Ethical Consumerism/Slavery Footprint" workshop: 5-6 p.m. March 31 in Centennial Hall Room 2704.
  • "An Exploration of Project Unbreakable," workshop focused on rape culture: 7-8 p.m. April 1 (location to be announced).
  • "Saving Innocence: A Conversation About Modern-Day Sex Trafficking": 6 p.m. April 2 (location to be announced).
  • Liberty in North Korea event, viewing of a LiNK documentary and discussion via Skype with speakers from North Korea: 7 p.m. April 2 in Hibbard Hall Room 100.
  • "Porn Realities" workshop: 5-6 p.m. April 3 (location to be announced).

More information about UW-Eau Claire Human Rights Week, including the locations of several events above, is available on the event Facebook page or by contacting Kristine Rivall at rivallke@uwec.edu.

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