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<div id="content_view" class="wiki" style="display: block">''<span style="font-family: Times New Roman,Times,serif; font-size: 14.6667px">The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen working relationships between the University of Pittsburgh and community leaders working to address a variety of human rights concerns in our region. The aim is to amplify human rights on the city's and university's agenda and to raise public consciousness and discourse around human rights. We can help build an organized constituency for human rights in Pittsburgh by bringing diverse groups together and mobilizing university resources. Support for this initiative has been provided by the University of Pittsburgh's Research in Diversity Initiative of the Office of the Provost and the University Research Council
 
<div id="content_view" class="wiki" style="display: block">''<span style="font-family: Times New Roman,Times,serif; font-size: 14.6667px">The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen working relationships between the University of Pittsburgh and community leaders working to address a variety of human rights concerns in our region. The aim is to amplify human rights on the city's and university's agenda and to raise public consciousness and discourse around human rights. We can help build an organized constituency for human rights in Pittsburgh by bringing diverse groups together and mobilizing university resources. Support for this initiative has been provided by the University of Pittsburgh's Research in Diversity Initiative of the Office of the Provost and the University Research Council
<br>Project coordinator: Jackie Smith, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Sociology <br /> <br />
 
  
 
<big>'''Our Work'''</big>
 
<big>'''Our Work'''</big>
*'''[[:file:UDHR_at_70_Dialogue_Series_Summary_Prelim.pdf|Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Dialogue Series Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights]]'''
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*[http://wiki.pghrights.mayfirst.org/index.php?title=Learning_from_COVID-19:Shaping_a_Health_and_Human_Rights_Agenda_for_our_Region  Learning from COVID-19: Shaping a Health and Human Rights Agenda for our Region] Community forum series.
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**[http://wiki.pghrights.mayfirst.org/images/a/a4/Equity_Task_Force_Letter_to_Officials.pdf Letter to Mayor Peduto & County Executive Fitzgerald calling for a COVID-19 Social Equity Task Force]
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*[[:file:UDHR_at_70_Full_Schedule_2018_2019_Pittsburgh.pdf|Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Dialogue Series Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights]]  
 
*[[:file:Pitt_Human_Rights_Initiative_Annual_Report_2018_19_Fall_2018.pdf|Report on Activities: Fall 2018]]
 
*[[:file:Pitt_Human_Rights_Initiative_Annual_Report_2018_19_Fall_2018.pdf|Report on Activities: Fall 2018]]
 
*[[:File:Pitt_Human_Rights_Initiative_Annual_Report_2018.pdf| Human Rights Working Group Annual Report 2017-2018]]
 
*[[:File:Pitt_Human_Rights_Initiative_Annual_Report_2018.pdf| Human Rights Working Group Annual Report 2017-2018]]
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'''<span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">Pitt Human Rights Working Group Members</span>'''<br /> <span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">
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'''Pitt Human Rights Working Group Members</span>'''<br />  
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'''''Community Leaders'''''<br/>
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Marcia Bandes, Pittsburgh for CEDAW Coalition (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women)<br/>
 
Jason Beery, Senior Research & Policy Analyst, Urbankind <br>
 
Jason Beery, Senior Research & Policy Analyst, Urbankind <br>
Michael Goodhart, Director, Global Studies Center, Pitt & Advisory Board member, Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance</span><br />  Carol Hardeman, Community Organizer, Hill District Consensus Group</span><br /> anu jain, Executive Director, Gender Equity Commission, City of Pittsburgh & Founder, Inclusant Consulting</span><br /> Jamilah Lahijuddin, Youth Organizing Program, Hill District Consensus Group</span><br /> Dawn Plummer, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council <br> Carl Redwood Jr., Hill District Consensus Group, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors </span><br />   
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Michael Goodhart, Director, Global Studies Center, Pitt & Advisory Board member, Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance</span><br />   
Monica Ruiz, Community Organizer, Casa San Jose</span><br /> <span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">Carlos Torres, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations </span><br /> <span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">Laura Wiens, Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit</span><br />  
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Carol Hardeman, Community Organizer, Hill District Consensus Group</span><br />  
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anu jain, Executive Director, Gender Equity Commission, City of Pittsburgh & Founder, Inclusant Consulting</span><br />  
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Jamilah Lahijuddin, Youth Organizing Program, Hill District Consensus Group</span><br />  
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Dawn Plummer, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council <br/>
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Jessie Ramey, Chair, City of Pittsburgh Gender Equity Commission & Director, Women's Studies Institute-Chatham University
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Carl Redwood Jr., Hill District Consensus Group, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors </span><br />   
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Monica Ruiz, Community Organizer, Casa San Jose</span><br />
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Megan Stanley, Acting Executive Director, [http://pittsburghpa.gov/chr/ City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations]<br />
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Mike Stout, President, Izaak Walton League-Allegheny County Chapter & Former Grievance Chair, USW Local 1397, Homestead Works<br />
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Laura Wiens, Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit</span><br />
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'''''University Members'''''<br/>
 
Lisa Alfredson Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
 
Lisa Alfredson Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
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Amy Bowman-McElhone, Department of Art History, Carlow University <br />
 
Peter Odell Campbell, Department of English Program in Composition, Literacy, Pedagogy, & Rhetoric</span><br />
 
Peter Odell Campbell, Department of English Program in Composition, Literacy, Pedagogy, & Rhetoric</span><br />
 
Heath Cabot, Department of Anthropology<br />
 
Heath Cabot, Department of Anthropology<br />
 
Lauren Collister, Director, University Library Systems Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing<br />
 
Lauren Collister, Director, University Library Systems Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing<br />
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T. Elon Dancy, Director, Center for Urban Education (CUE)<br />
 
Sabina Dietrick, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
 
Sabina Dietrick, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
 
Waverly Duck, Director, Urban Studies Program & Department of Sociology</span><br />  
 
Waverly Duck, Director, Urban Studies Program & Department of Sociology</span><br />  
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Daren A. Ellerbee, M.S., Director, [http://www.cec.pitt.edu/ Community Engagement Center - Homewood]<br />
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[http://sci.pitt.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/rosta-farzan/ Rosta Farzan], Associate Professor, School of Computing and Information<br />
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Shanti Gamper, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)<br />
 
Erika Gold Kestenberg, School of Education Center for Urban Education</span><br />  
 
Erika Gold Kestenberg, School of Education Center for Urban Education</span><br />  
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[https://www.gspia.pitt.edu/faculty-and-staff/marcela-gonzalez-rivas Marcela Gonzalez Rivas], Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)<br />
 
Sarah Goodkind, School of Social Work</span><br />
 
Sarah Goodkind, School of Social Work</span><br />
 
Jordan Hayes, Department of English</span><br />  
 
Jordan Hayes, Department of English</span><br />  
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Dan Kubis, Humanities Center “Public Humanities </span><br />
 
Dan Kubis, Humanities Center “Public Humanities </span><br />
 
Jules Lobel, School of Law</span><br />  
 
Jules Lobel, School of Law</span><br />  
Noble Maseru, Director, Center for Health Equity & Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion </span><br />  
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Leslie Marshall, Associate Director of the Center for Sustainable Business, Katz Graduate School of Business<br />
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Noble Maseru, Director, Center for Health Equity & Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion <br />
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Dara D. Mendez, PhD, MPH, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health<br />
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Scott Morgenstern, Department of Political Science<br />
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Michael Murphy, Department of Sociology <br/>
 
Paul Nelson, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
 
Paul Nelson, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs</span><br />  
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Marily Nixon, School of Law <br />
 
Mary Ohmer, Community Organization and Social Action Program, School of Social Work & Center for Race and Social Problems</span><br />  
 
Mary Ohmer, Community Organization and Social Action Program, School of Social Work & Center for Race and Social Problems</span><br />  
 
Leigh Patel, Associate Dean of Equity and Justice in University of Pittsburgh School of Education <br>
 
Leigh Patel, Associate Dean of Equity and Justice in University of Pittsburgh School of Education <br>
Roger Rouse, Global Studies Center</span><br />  
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Salvatore Pioer, Urban Studies <br />
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Anne Rashied, Department of English and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Carlow University <br />
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Roger Rouse (Retired), Global Studies Center</span><br />  
 
Jeffrey Shook, School of Social Work</span><br />  
 
Jeffrey Shook, School of Social Work</span><br />  
 
Sam Shepherd, Arts & Sciences Graduate Fellow, History Department</span><br />  
 
Sam Shepherd, Arts & Sciences Graduate Fellow, History Department</span><br />  
 
Jackie Smith, Department of Sociology</span><br />  
 
Jackie Smith, Department of Sociology</span><br />  
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Trevor Young-Hyman, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Sociology in the Katz School of Business <br/>
 
Molly Warsh, Associate Director, World History Center <br />
 
Molly Warsh, Associate Director, World History Center <br />
 
Eve Wider, Director, Millstein Library and Coordinator, Regional ULS Libraries<br />
 
Eve Wider, Director, Millstein Library and Coordinator, Regional ULS Libraries<br />
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**Project coordinator: Jackie Smith, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Sociology <br />
  
 
'''*Supporting roles'''</u><br />  *J<span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">amie C. Ducar, Assist. Dir. Community Relations, Pitt Office of Community Relations</span><br />  
 
'''*Supporting roles'''</u><br />  *J<span style="font-family: &#39;Times New Roman&#39;,&#39;serif&#39;; font-size: 16px">amie C. Ducar, Assist. Dir. Community Relations, Pitt Office of Community Relations</span><br />  

Latest revision as of 10:01, 30 June 2020

The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen working relationships between the University of Pittsburgh and community leaders working to address a variety of human rights concerns in our region. The aim is to amplify human rights on the city's and university's agenda and to raise public consciousness and discourse around human rights. We can help build an organized constituency for human rights in Pittsburgh by bringing diverse groups together and mobilizing university resources. Support for this initiative has been provided by the University of Pittsburgh's Research in Diversity Initiative of the Office of the Provost and the University Research Council

Our Work


Pitt Human Rights Working Group Members

Community Leaders
Marcia Bandes, Pittsburgh for CEDAW Coalition (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women)
Jason Beery, Senior Research & Policy Analyst, Urbankind
Michael Goodhart, Director, Global Studies Center, Pitt & Advisory Board member, Pittsburgh Human Rights City Alliance
Carol Hardeman, Community Organizer, Hill District Consensus Group
anu jain, Executive Director, Gender Equity Commission, City of Pittsburgh & Founder, Inclusant Consulting
Jamilah Lahijuddin, Youth Organizing Program, Hill District Consensus Group
Dawn Plummer, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council
Jessie Ramey, Chair, City of Pittsburgh Gender Equity Commission & Director, Women's Studies Institute-Chatham University Carl Redwood Jr., Hill District Consensus Group, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors
Monica Ruiz, Community Organizer, Casa San Jose
Megan Stanley, Acting Executive Director, City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations
Mike Stout, President, Izaak Walton League-Allegheny County Chapter & Former Grievance Chair, USW Local 1397, Homestead Works
Laura Wiens, Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit

University Members
Lisa Alfredson Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Amy Bowman-McElhone, Department of Art History, Carlow University
Peter Odell Campbell, Department of English Program in Composition, Literacy, Pedagogy, & Rhetoric
Heath Cabot, Department of Anthropology
Lauren Collister, Director, University Library Systems Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing
T. Elon Dancy, Director, Center for Urban Education (CUE)
Sabina Dietrick, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Waverly Duck, Director, Urban Studies Program & Department of Sociology
Daren A. Ellerbee, M.S., Director, Community Engagement Center - Homewood
Rosta Farzan, Associate Professor, School of Computing and Information
Shanti Gamper, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
Erika Gold Kestenberg, School of Education Center for Urban Education
Marcela Gonzalez Rivas, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
Sarah Goodkind, School of Social Work
Jordan Hayes, Department of English
Holly Hickling, University Honors College Academic Community Engagement Advisor
Cory Holding, Department of English
Shenay Jeffrey, Outreach Coordinator, Office of PittServes, & Advisory Board member, New Voices for Reproductive Justice
Michelle King, Learning Instigator, Teacher-Powered Pittsburgh
Kari Kokka, Department of Instruction and Learning
Dan Kubis, Humanities Center “Public Humanities
Jules Lobel, School of Law
Leslie Marshall, Associate Director of the Center for Sustainable Business, Katz Graduate School of Business
Noble Maseru, Director, Center for Health Equity & Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Dara D. Mendez, PhD, MPH, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Scott Morgenstern, Department of Political Science
Michael Murphy, Department of Sociology
Paul Nelson, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Marily Nixon, School of Law
Mary Ohmer, Community Organization and Social Action Program, School of Social Work & Center for Race and Social Problems
Leigh Patel, Associate Dean of Equity and Justice in University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Salvatore Pioer, Urban Studies
Anne Rashied, Department of English and Director of Women's and Gender Studies, Carlow University
Roger Rouse (Retired), Global Studies Center
Jeffrey Shook, School of Social Work
Sam Shepherd, Arts & Sciences Graduate Fellow, History Department
Jackie Smith, Department of Sociology
Trevor Young-Hyman, Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Sociology in the Katz School of Business
Molly Warsh, Associate Director, World History Center
Eve Wider, Director, Millstein Library and Coordinator, Regional ULS Libraries

    • Project coordinator: Jackie Smith, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Sociology

*Supporting roles
*Jamie C. Ducar, Assist. Dir. Community Relations, Pitt Office of Community Relations


Activities


Meeting Documentation
November 2017
October 30 2017