Join this virtual talk to understand what human rights commissions (HRC) are and how they foster a safe, welcoming community. Given efforts are underway to create a municipal HRC in Wayland, Professor Martha Davis will share the merits of human rights commissions, what they do, and how they function effectively.
About the Speaker:
Professor Davis teaches Constitutional Law, US Human Rights Advocacy and Professional Responsibility. She is a faculty director for the law school’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy and the NuLawLab. In 2015-2016, she held the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI), Lund University, in Lund, Sweden. She continued her work with RWI in 2017-2018, when she received a Fulbright Specialist Award, and she is now an affiliated scholar of the institute. She is also a member of the expert committee of Human Right 2 Water, a Geneva-based development organization that advocates for water and human rights.
The event will take place, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:300 PM ET. To register, click here.