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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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Fri Mar 10

Understanding “Ban the Box”: Creating a Fair Chance

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Mon Mar 13

Dismantling the Master’s House

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Knowing Your Rights: Resources

Link to the American Civil Liberties Union and National Immigration Law Center: When encountering law enforcement questioning   If your rights are violated at a demonstration or protest   If immigration Agents (ICE) are at your door  National Immigration Law Center      

UNDOING RACISM Workshop Apr. 6-8

  Undoing Racism, a signature workshop facilitated by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, will take place in Ithaca, NY April 6 – 8th and registration is now open to the public. The Undoing Racism Workshop is 2 days + an evening; April 6 (5-9pm), 7 (9am – 5pm) and 8 (9am

New Roots Charter School Designated A Human Rights Friendly School

New Roots Charter School is the first school in the United States to be certified as a Human Rights Friendly School by the Dorothy Cotton Institute (DCI) and Human Rights Educators USA (HRE USA) using criteria established by Amnesty International. Principal Tina Nilsen-Hodges and founding members of