Monday, July 10, 2023
Della Maggio (she/her) was selected by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to be one of the 2023 awardees of the Dr. Devon T. Wade Mentorship, Service, and Advocacy Award. This prize is presented annually to a Master’s or doctoral student in any Arts and Sciences discipline who most exemplifies a commitment to community-building and mentoring as demonstrated by the late Dr. Devon T. Wade. 
Dayana Blanco Quiroga
Wednesday, June 14, 2023

2022-23 Advocate Dayana Blanco Quiroga sat down with HRAP work-study student Victor Jandres Rivera to talk about their work as a human rights advocate. The video can be found on the HRAP YouTube Channel here.

Monday, June 12, 2023
The 2023 Program (22 May to 9 June 2023) was successfully completed on June 9th. The Program is organized by Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. It enjoys the cosponsorship and collaboration of the University of British Columbia in Canada and the University of Auckland in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Twenty-seven participants from fifteen countries and seventeen Indigenous nations participated in this year’s Program, which took place in a remote format.
Friday, June 2, 2023

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2022-23 Annual Program Report is now available.

Click here to read the full report.
Click here to read past HRAP Program Reports.
Friday, June 2, 2023

Democracy Now! interviewed 2017 Advocate Pepe Onziema of Sexual Minorities Uganda about the Anti-LGBT Law recently signed by Ugandan President Museveni. Homophobia in Uganda is heavily influenced by American evangelists, who function as “exporters of hate,” notes Pepe, causing LGBTQ Ugandans to “end up as collateral damage.” The entire interview is available here.