“Predator Economics, Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples”Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), Founder and Co-Director of Honor The EarthMonday, November 4, 2013, 4:00PM – Vanderbilt Hall Room 210Please join us for the Twentieth Annual Rose Sheinberg Lecture presented by Winona LaDuke. Her lecture is titled, “Predator Economics, Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples.” Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist who has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities. LaDuke is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups. With Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on issues of climate change, renewable energy, sustainable development, food systems and environmental justice. In her own community in northern Minnesota, she is the founder and Executive Director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation-based non-profit organizations in the country, and a leader on the issues of culturally-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems. Her work includes efforts to protect Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering.The lecture will take place on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 4:00pm in Vanderbilt Hall Room 210. 1Ls will receive PILC credit as part of the Leaders in Public Interest Series.Registration:The Rose Sheinberg Program is endowed by Jill and Richard Sheinberg, Dale J. and Arthur Galston, and the estate of Joel Dolkart to honor the memory of Rose Sheinberg. Each year the Sheinberg Committee, a joint student-faculty committee, invites a scholar working on cutting-edge issues of gender, race, and class to participate in a day of informal discussion, classroom teaching, and formal lecture to expose the Law School community to a variety of ideas, insights, and initiatives.This year’s lecture is co-sponsored by the Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Association; Center for Human Rights and Global Justice; Coalition on Law and Representation; Environmental Law Society; Environmental Law Journal; Law Students for Human Rights; National Lawyers Guild; Native Studies Forum; and Women of Color Collective.Event Schedule:12:15 – 1:45 p.m.Lunch with Winona LaDuke, the Sheinberg Committee and Members of the Law School CommunityRSVP: Tsion Gurmu email@example.com:00 p.m.Keynote Speech by Winona LaDukeIntroduction by Tiokasin Ghosthorse, host of First Voices Indigenous Radio and member of the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Nation of South DakotaVanderbilt Hall, Room 210Reception immediately following in Vanderbilt Hall, Golding LoungeRegistration:
Interested in working in the field of human rights this summer? Stop by Golding on Tuesday, Oct 22 between 6:30 and 8:30 to mingle with some 2 and 3L’s who have worked in different human rights positions and get advice from them about which jobs were the most rewarding and how to go about finding them.
Wine and cheese will be served!
Here are links to download the Fall 2013 applications for our advocacy projects and to join our executive board. Both applications are due on Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM. Please feel free to email Amanda Sabele (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!
We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Learn more about our Fall 2013 advocacy projects and meet the members of the LSHR board. Mixer for new students immediately following the information session.
Where: Vanderbilt 206, mixer location: Blind Tiger Ale House (8:00 PM)
When: September 9, 2013. 6:30 PM
Join us 3/28 for a joint PILF and LSHR mixer with intern supervisors!
Come discuss this year’s advocacy projects or learn more about how to get involved in the organizations we worked with this year.
Thursday, March 28th from 6-8pm
82 West 3rd Street
Free drink tickets!
We have two wonderful events coming up to honor International Women’s Day this week. Both events are cosponsored by LSHR and Law Women
First, join us for a free self-defense clinic on Tuesday, March 5, at 4pm. Space is limited, so sign up today! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1C-l4MtRf9Au-CQOYCvOkK8Cahnc2kvnnVt4BduPWjKI/viewform
Then, join us on Friday, March 8, for a cocktail hour with current AND admitted students. 6pm. The Dove.
1. Interested in summer internship opportunities abroad? Join PILC and OCS counselors at an information session this Monday, Jan. 28 from 12:30 to 1:30 in Lipton hall to learn about the international job search and hear from 2L and 3Ls who have gone through the process. Pizza will be served, sign up on CSM/Simplicity to RSVP!
2. The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is conducting the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) survey to find a point-in-time estimate of the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in New York City. HOPE will take place on Monday, January 28, 2013 and volunteers are still needed. To find out more and to sign-up to volunteer, visit https://a071-hope.nyc.gov/hope/welcome.aspx
Social Media Action Center, in honor of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
Law Students for Human rights is asking NYU students to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence in two easy ways at our Social Media Action Center on Thursday 11/29 from 10am to 2pm in Golding Lounge.
LSHR, as part of the campaign, seeks to raise awareness around gender-based violence, strengthen local work to stop violence against women, and establish international solidarity to end violence against women. We will have laptops available, and we ask people to come get FREE CANDY and post on Facebook and Twitter about the campaign.
We will also be asking folks to participate in the Security Project, which is documenting the ways people think of security in their daily lives. Come by our table, or contribute right now athttp://svy.mk/zpUpui . For more information about the Campaign: http://16dayscwgl.rutgers.edu/about/campaign-profile