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An Annual Celebration of Human Rights Day

Friday, December 7th, 2018
9 – 2pm

Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center
4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538

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Join us at the Wallace Center on Friday, December 7 as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

This free, day-long program, based around “FDR’s Four Freedoms Today,” will feature talks, dialogue, and workshops focused on connecting the UDHR to Hudson Valley issues and solutions.


Presenters and faculty will include:

  • Dr. Rebecca Adami, Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London
  • Mona Ali, Associate Professor of Economics, SUNY @ New Paltz
  • Dr. Ellen Chesler, Senior Fellow, Roosevelt Institute
  • Dr. Maria Hoehn, Professor of History, Vassar College / Mid-Hudson Refugee Solidarity Project
  • Rev. Walter LeFlore, Board President, Interfaith Council
  • Ben Majekodunmi, UN Senior Human Rights and Political Affairs Officer
  • Marc Molinaro, County Executive
  • John Penney, Poughkeepsie Journal

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH ARE INCLUDED.
ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED, AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 19 Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.