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In Tribute of a Civil Rights Legend


Named in honor of Civil Rights legend,
Dorothy Cotton, The Dorothy Cotton Institute advances the

KNOWING,
SHARING and
PROTECTION of
Human Rights

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Sat Apr 22

Open Shuhada Street: A Gathering in Support of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

Mon May 01

Final New Jim Crow Community Read Event

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Open Shuhada Street: A Gathering in Support of Palestinian Human Rights Defenders

Save the Date! Join us on April 22: Mark Your Calendars! Time, place & further details TBA   Listen to Eye-Witness Accounts and Updates on Current Advocacy Work:   Rabbi Brian Walt, Co-chair of the Jewish Voice for Peace Rabbinical Council, will share his experiences in Hebron with Palestinian

NJC Community Read Organizing Event

The final New Jim Crow Community Read Event will be at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Gym W. Buffalo and N. Albany Streets, Ithaca, NY May 1st, 5:30-7:30   What’s next? Imagine the more than 650 friends and neighbors who have read The New Jim Crow and attended these  monthly community r

Human Rights Workshop for High School Students

On March 13, the Dorothy Cotton Institute presented an interactive half-day training workshop on understanding the human rights framework, for students from two high schools–Lehman Alternative Community School, and New Roots Charter School.  The half-day workshop was hosted by LACS in their t