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Disrupting the frame with stories of action, courage, and transformation.

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Human Rights

National Fair Trade Leader

What started as a petition to replace a well-known chocolate company on campus, turned into service for a national committee.

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Human Rights Week

The University of Dayton's Human Rights Week, a student-organized week of events to raise awareness of human rights issues around the world, will focus on the criminal justice system.


Disturbing the Peace

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Our Work

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Curran Renzetti Scholarship

This scholarship supports students who wish to travel internationally in specific university-sponsored programs.

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Malawi Practicum

This research practicum provides students with the opportunity to live and conduct research in Chilumba, Malawi.

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The Moral Courage Project

The project develops multi-platform, multi-media products that utilize audio recording, photography, music, and writing to bring advocacy stories to life.

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Graduate/Law Summer Grants

This grant will support students to conduct research or advocacy projects around UN Global Compact and SDGs.

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STOP Report 2017

STOP provided more than 1700 students, educators, and community members with resources to combat modern-day slavery.

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Moral Courage

Ferguson Voices

The people of Ferguson have a story to tell – and one that the majority of us have not heard or fully understood. A product of the Moral Courage Project, Ferguson Voices a website, exhibit, and a podcast

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Immigration and Refugees

Our work to facilitate the integration of immigrants and refugees in the Dayton in collaboration with local organizations and leaders.

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SPHR 2017

The Social Practice of Human Rights

SPHR17 explored challenges to advocacy posed by racism, xenophobia, and what Pope Francis has termed "the globalization of indifference."

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Romero Award

Blessed Oscar Romero Human Rights Award

This award honors an individual or organization whose work has contributed significantly to the alleviation of human suffering.

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HRC Executive Director Search

ChapelThe University of Dayton seeks a collaborative and strategic leader to serve as the Executive Director of the Human Rights Center.  APPLY >

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OGRThe Human Rights Center is teaming up with OpenGlobalRights to feature SPHR17 conference content and grow conversations.  LEARN MORE >

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Human Rights Center

Keller Hall 455 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790