Dodd Impact Programs, Neag School to Host U.S. Education Secretary for Discussion about Importance of Civics and Human Rights Education
'These workshops are an opportunity for future educators to develop a better understanding of how civics and human rights can be a part of any subject area and any grade level'
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'
UConn Hosts Panel on Afghan Perspectives on Forced Migration
Panelists discussed ways in which Nutmeggers might help welcome Afghan families
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.