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July 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Q&A: Cantor debunks myths about homelessness

By | Oct 23, 2018

Cantor Abbe Lyons, Jewish chaplain at Muller Chapel, recently wrote a commentary debunking several myths about homelessness and called for people to think compassionately about it.

MLK Week 2018 keynote speaker discusses human rights

By | Jan 24, 2018

Marlon Peterson, an African-American activist, speaks about youth development, violence prevention, criminal justice and equality at MLK Week 2018.

New club raises awareness of human rights issues in Tibet

By | Aug 30, 2017

“There is self-immolation happening in Tibet, and a lot of people don’t know about it,”

Ithaca College celebrates Class of 2016 graduation

By | May 22, 2016

Clouds and light rain had little bearing on Ithaca College’s 121st Commencement celebration in honor of the Class of 2016 on May 22.

Holocaust survivor shares his story with Ithaca College

By | Apr 7, 2016

Heyman said he tells his story because he believes stories of tragedy and human rights violations are not often told. He cited recognition last month by the U.S. to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide after 100 years, as a step in the right direction, but occurring too late.

Crazy thing is happening in China, and I don’t even know what it is…

By | Mar 3, 2014

A horrendous act of crime was committed in Kunming, a city in Southwestern China.  

Uganda celebrates “World Day of Social Justice” by signing anti-gay bill

By | Mar 1, 2014

Since 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nation has proclaimed 20 February as “World Day of Social Justice.” This is a day member states of the UN are invited to devote the day to promoting awareness for social justice.

Why Feminism?

By | Feb 27, 2013

One of the many questions I’m constantly asked as people seek to understand (or maybe break down) my feminist ideals is “Why ‘feminism’? Why not ‘egalitarianism’? Or ‘humanism’?” This question, though initially intriguing, overlooks the very essential concept at the center of feminist thought: that the female—the feminine, the woman—is constantly and inarguable devalued within…

Speaker sheds light on sexual rights

By | Oct 11, 2012

Maureen Kelly, vice president for education and training at Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes, kicked off the Women’s Studies event series with her presentation on human rights and sexual rights.