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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

Human Rights

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Sat Jun 03

GIAC Festival June 3, 2017

Fri Jun 09

Retirement Celebration for Leonardo Vargas Mendez

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Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike

News Israeli–Palestinian conflict 27 May 2017 Deal struck with Israel after intense talks hailed as ‘victory’ for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 40 days Palestinians celebrated in Ramallah after prisoners ended their 40-day hunger strike [Mohamad Torokman/Reuters] A mass hu

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

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