Call for Submissions for the 2022 Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children’s Literature
The prize is awarded annually by Dodd Human Rights Impact at the University of Connecticut and is presented to the author of an outstanding children’s or young adult book addressing human rights issues or themes such as discrimination, equity, poverty, justice, war, peace, slavery, or freedom.
President Biden Centers Human Rights in His Address at UConn
On Friday, we were honored to host the President of the United States Joe Biden at the University of Connecticut where he joined students, faculty, staff, supporters, the Dodd family, and leaders from across our state for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights.
Watch President Biden’s Historic Visit to UConn and The Dodd Human Rights Center
An historic moment captured in its entirety
Biden Visit Emphasizes Intersection of Human Rights Scholarship, Activism, and Policy Making
The President of the United States visited Storrs for the dedication of The Dodd Center for Human Rights
The Enduring Human Rights Legacy of Christopher Dodd
'Our humanity, in many ways, is defined by how we treat the most vulnerable, and not just elsewhere, but in our own country'
President Joe Biden to Visit UConn for Dedication of Dodd Center for Human Rights
'We are deeply honored that President Biden is joining us as we dedicate ourselves to extending the Dodd family legacy'
Dodd Impact’s 2021 Malka Penn Award Honors This is My America
Lauded by critics for its crucial look at justice in the United States, This is My America by author Kim Johnson has been recognized as the 2021 recipient of the Malka Penn Award for Human Rights in Children's Literature, presented by Dodd Human Rights Impact at UConn.
The Extremist Watchdog: Meet the Husky Who Tracks Online Hate
Prepared by a UConn human rights education to confront hatred and intolerance around the globe
DMD Professor’s ‘Blackhaven’ Game Lets Players Unravel Mysteries of the Past
A historically-themed video game that explores themes of contemporary relevance