Panel on Homelessness in Seattle, Diversity Resource Expo, Human Rights Institute, and More!

If Seattle is Dying then We are Complicit: Rethinking Causes & Solutions for Homelessness

When: Monday, May 13, 2019, 12:30-1:20pm
Where: UW School of Law Room 127

Please join UW Law for a timely and informative conversation sparked by the KOMO News Special and a Seattle Times Editorial claiming that “Seattle is Dying.” Speakers include:

  • Helen Gebreamak, AVID Program Investigator, Disability Rights WA
  • Sara Rankin, Founder & Director of the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at Seattle University
  • Sally Clark, Director, Office of Regional & Community Relations

UW Diversity Resource Expo

(c) Jason Frizzel_DiversityWhen: Wednesday, May 15, 11:30am-1:00pm
Where: UW Tower North Cafeteria

UW’s first-ever Diversity Resource Expo is Wednesday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stop by the UW Tower cafeteria for this free event and learn how community nonprofit organizations are providing services and resources to help foster equity and social justice. Organizations include Be The Match, El Centro de la Raza, Helping Link, Lighthouse for the Blind, Manuiki Foundation, OneWorld Now!, Pride Foundation, Rainier Scholars, Technology Access Foundation (TAF), The Amandla Project, UNCF, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, United Way of King County and UW Samuel Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center.

There will be light snacks, hula and ukulele performances at 11:45 a.m. and door prizes from Banya 5 Spa, Starbucks, Ram Restaurant, Seattle Chocolates and more. Free and open to all faculty, staff and students.

Summer Human Rights Institute (NYC, June 17-28, 2019)

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2019 Summer Human Rights Institute, a two-week certificate program that will provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of international human rights law, June 17 – 28, 2019.

Designed for students and professionals from around the world, this immersive program enables individuals with limited time to gain an in-depth understanding of international human rights law and practice. Participants will take part in daily lectures and workshops with Fordham Law professors, supplemented by fieldwork and discussions with members of New York’s prominent human rights community. The program may also include field trips to the United Nations Headquarters and other local institutions. To register visit here.

20th Annual Access to Justice Conference: Amplifying the Power of Community

This year, we celebrate our 20th Access to Justice Conference!  Through interactive workshops, inspiring remarks, and listening sessions, the Conference aims to generate innovative strategies and partnerships that can advance our collective work toward creating a more fair, just, and inclusive community.

When: June 14-16, 2019
Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W Spokane Falls Blvd.

The Gates Public Service Law Program is awarding ten $250.00 stipends to students that wish to attend. To apply for a stipend, please send a current resume and a personal statement of why you wish to attend to gatespsl@uw.edu by May 15, 2019.