February 08, 2017

UAB Institute for Human Rights to host discussion on empowering marginalized voices

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stand as one streamThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Institute for Human Rights will host “Stand as One: Empowering Marginalized Voices” on Thursday, Feb. 16. A collection of panelists representing various human rights organizations will gather in an interactive forum to address common challenges to make Birmingham a strong and inclusive community.

The forum will take place in UAB’s Campbell Hall, 1300 University Blvd., Room 405, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This forum is free and open to the public.

Individuals and groups throughout Birmingham’s diverse community are seeking ways to come together to discuss common challenges and solutions. A group of individuals representing different faith‐based, community and academic organizations aim to plan a program that will identify these common challenges, and to determine ways the community can work together to address those challenges to create a stronger Birmingham.

Panelists will include individuals representing these organizations: