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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 Jan 14

Sat. Jan. 14, 2017 GIAC MLK Breakfast

Mon Jan 16

Mon. January 16, 2017, MLK Day Jr. Day of Celebration

Mon Jan 16

Mon. Jan. 16, New Jim Crow Community Event

Thu Jan 26

Thurs. Jan 26, 2017, The House I Live In

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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

Next “New Jim Crow” Community Read Events Dec. 12 and Jan. 16.

Please attend the community events that are part of this amazing campaign to have our whole community read Michelle Alexander’s ground-breaking book, “The New Jim Crow, Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”. The Dorothy Cotton Institute is proud to be one of many co-spon

A Report from the Dorothy Cotton Institute’s 2012 Civil and Human Rights Delegation to the West Bank

About the Delegation From Oct. 11-24, 2012, we — a historic delegation of twenty-three leaders from the nonviolent U.S. Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, younger civil and human rights leaders, social justice activists, peace builders and educators — traveled to East Jerusale