human rights

Timothy Patrick McCarthyis Lecturer on History and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, and Director of the Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. We will discuss his recent article on the Orlando tragedy: https://nursingclio.org/2016/06/14/more-than-blood/


United States Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky. Senator Paul is currenlty seeking the republican nomination to run for President of the United States. He will be speaking in Fairfield, Iowa's town squared at 12:00 pm Saturday May 16, 2015. 

Dr. Timothy McCarthy is a Harvard University Professor and the Director of the Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard's Kennedys School of Government.

 

Ms. Rekha Basu is a columnist for the Des Moines Register. She comments on a range of local, national, and international issues with a focus on human rights, racial justice, and gender equalilty.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/topic/36B936D7-AA13-4CAA-8EEA-6F871E1BCBCF/

Mr. Gregor Kresal is a mountain climber who has climbed some of the tallest and most difficult moutains in Europe and Asia. He is also a filmmaker. His film the Sphinx will be shown by Mr. Gregor this Thursday, Feb 5, at Dalby Hall on the campus of MUM in Fairfield, Iowa. 

Rekha Basu is an opinion columnist for the Des Moines Register. She also appears weekly on the "Rekha's Voice" segment on KCWI TV. Her colunns cover politics, culture, human rights, and social justice.

Louise Lawrence Israels is a holocaust survivor. During the German occupation of the Netherlands, Louise and her family spent three years hiding in an attic apartment in Amsterdam. This interview is part of Speaking Freely's series on holocaust survivors being done in collaboration with the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.

Returning to Speaking Freely is Philip Goldberg, author, lecturer, and teacher. Author of 19 books his latest book is American Veda. Mr Goldberg blogs regularly on the Huffington Post and has an upcoming speaking tour in India.

NEXT WEEK:

Dr. Timothy McCarthy is a professor of history and literature at Harvard University. He is also the Director of the Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He will be discussing how new laws in Russia are effecting the lives of LGBT people.

Kate Barnhart

 

Kate Barnhart is the Director of New Alternatives, a drop-in program for homeless LGBT youth. A long-time member of the AIDS activist group ACT UP, she has worked with at risk youth for over 18 years.

Ging Cristobal the Project Coordinator for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission for Asia and the Pacific Islands.

 

Timothy McCarthy is a professor of History and Literature and is the Director of the Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights Program athe the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard.  

He is a founding member of President Obama's National LGBT Leadership Council and serves on the board of the Harvey Milk Foundation.

 

Xander Mozejewski is the survivor of a near fatal motorcycle accident. This young man is an inspiraton for all who face adversity in life.

Rabbi Abraham Cooper is the Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish human rights organization he helped found in 1977.

Jennifer Hamilton was trained as a nurse at the University of Iowa. After the passing of her sister, Jennifer was drawn to the study of conscious dying. She has been involved with hospice care for the last ten years.

GrandmothersGrandmother Mona, a Hopi, Havasupai, Tewa elder. She serves on several United Nations committees on indigenous people's issues and is a featured author, speaker,  and educator on indigenous people's human rights. Vanessa Vidal is currently the National Leader of the Global Mother Divine Organization in the United States. She is a trustee of Maharishi University of Management. MUM is hosting a gathering of the International Council of the Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers 1-3 October 2010.

Michael Cuddehe is the managing member of Seven Trust Global Advisors and the author of Chronicle of Catastrophe, A Contemporaneous History of the Bush Years.

Ms. De La Puente-Forte, a graduate of Maharishi University of Management, is a humanitarian aid worker whose focus is Women's rights. Ms. De La Puente-Forte began her work in Calcutta working on an HIV & AIDS project. She also worked in Bangladesh where she founded a project to help adolescent girls who were the victims of early marriage. She then went to Honduras where she worked for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). Devanna has worked in Darfur with the International Rescue Committee, as the Gender Based Violence program manager.

Timothy Patrick McCarthy is a Lecturer on History and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy, and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard University's Kennedy School. Dr. McCarthy's research agenda focuses on the relationship between human rights and social movements in three main areas: race relations and civil rights; LGBT politics, policy, and advocacy; and modern-day slavery and human trafficking.