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11a Press Conference & Report Release: Moving from Exclusion to Belonging: Immigrant Rights in Minnesota Today
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2p House Party to Advance Women's Human Rights
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5p New Volunteer Orientation
7p Women's Human Rights Film Series: "Rafea: Solar Mama"
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1p "The Mountaintop" - Play & Post-Play Discussion
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2p House Party to Support the Sankhu-Palubari School, Nepal
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12p Landmines in Vietnam Brownbag Lunch Lecture
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8:30a Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda: Public Conference
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10a Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda: Student Conference
4p CLE: Asylum Step by Step: "Telling the Story"
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9a Genocide and its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda: K-16 Educator Training
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Minnesota Safe Harbor Kickoff Conference
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5:30p House Party to Benefit the International Justice Program
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Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:00 AM
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Undergraduate students will present work on the genocide in Rwanda and other mass atrocities.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:00 PM
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Instructs advocates on what to expect during immigration proceedings and how to prepare your client to provide oral testimony under oath.

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9:00 AM
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A workshop training led by Samuel Totten, a leading scholar in genocide education.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 to Friday, April 25, 2014
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A summit to undo sexual exploitation and trafficking in Minnesota. Leaders from all disciplines will meet to form community coalitions to stop human trafficking in Minnesota.

Thursday, May 01, 2014 5:30 PM
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The International Justice Program seeks to promote human rights through national and international justice processes. Come hear about our latest reports, publications, and projects, including our new African Advocacy Project.

Thursday, May 08, 2014 12:00 PM
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Join The Advocates for thought-provoking conversations about books that explore a range of human rights issues in the United States and around the world.

Friday, May 09, 2014 7:45 AM
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The Advocates for Human Rights is co-hosting the Upper Midwest Immigration Law Conference with the Minnesota-Dakotas chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 AM
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This training will prepare participants to represent people in detained immigration court through the Minnesota Detention Project.

Friday, May 16, 2014 8:30 AM
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Training will: explain the various procedural paths that lead client’s asylum claim into removal proceedings and discuss the existing record that may have developed before the case reaches the court, navigate attorneys through the master calendar hearing process through the individual merits hearing, focus on preparing your client for direct and cross examination, objecting in immigration court and preserving issues on the record for appeal.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 8:30 AM
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Provides an in-depth introduction to asylum law and procedure and will review the necessary documentary evidence needed to file an asylum application, and will also provide tips and advice regarding representation of low income asylum seekers.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 5:00 PM

The Advocates' Annual Human Rights Awards Dinner honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the promotion of human rights and celebrates the work of volunteers whose efforts have made an impact on the support of human rights locally and internationally.

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:00 AM

Human Rights Continuing Legal Education Seminar

Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:00 PM
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Interested in volunteering for The Advocates for Human Rights? Come to a one-hour orientation for new volunteers at The Advocates' office to learn how you can volunteer your time and talent. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014 to Friday, September 19, 2014
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Join The Advocates for thought-provoking conversations about books that explore a range of human rights issues in the United States and around the world.

Monday, October 13, 2014 5:00 PM
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Interested in volunteering for The Advocates for Human Rights? Come to a one-hour orientation for new volunteers at The Advocates' office to learn how you can volunteer your time and talent.

Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 PM
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Join The Advocates for thought-provoking conversations about books that explore a range of human rights issues in the United States and around the world.