Sarah C. Bishop
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

2018 AHDA fellow Sarah C. Bishop published a new book with Oxford University Press entitled “Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement”.

Monday, March 11, 2019

“Nadie va darnos la autonomía; la autonomía no se da, se gana, a través la participación” [indigenous leader at the Mexico Workshop]

An International Workshop on this topic was held in Mexico City, March 11-13, 2019. Gathering some 60 participants from around the world, the workshop aimed at sharing and analyzing experiences among Indigenous Peoples, on the recognition and exercise of autonomy and self-government, as a manifestation of the right to self-determination.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

2010 Advocate Bakary Tandia presided over The Abolition Institute’s most recent ceremony recognizing individuals and/or organizations who are working toward the elimination of slavery in Mauritania. The Abolition Institute, which is based in Chicago, awarded the 2019 Aichana Abeid Boilil Award to Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and two staff members of WGHC Radio/Chicago. Aichana Abeid Boilil is the first woman to be rescued from slavery by SOS-Slaves, The Abolition Institute’s partner organization in Mauritania.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

“Being at Columbia was such a wonderful experience, it really opened my mind and got me to see legal education and human rights education in a very different way [from how] I was seeing it in Mexico.”

by David L. Phillips
Monday, February 25, 2019