Approaching Deadline to Register for UI Diversity and Human Rights Workshop

The deadline to register for the University of Idaho’s upcoming Diversity and Human Rights Workshop, titled Idaho’s Journey: Doors to Opportunity, is approaching. UI students may take the 2-day workshop for one credit. Workshop fees are $50 for registrations by September 19, 2011, and UI students will receive a 50% discount if they register by this deadline. The registration fee is $60 after September 19th. No enrollments are accepted after September 29, 2011.

Idaho’s Journey, which meets Thursday–Friday, October 6–7, 2011, is a traveling workshop about Idaho’s peoples and their challenges of human rights, both past and present. This year’s Journey will explore the Lewiston/Moscow area. Key topics for discussion will include: the diversity of peoples who built Lewiston over the past 150 years, the WWII internment camp for Japanese-Americans in Kooskia, issues of gender equity in Idaho, and challenges of disability access and inclusiveness.

Idaho’s Journey starts at Lewis Clark State College’s Center for Arts & History, 415 Main Street, Lewiston, ID. For details and to register visit the Idaho’s Journey website.


About nwchr

The Northwest Coalition for Human Rights (NWCHR) exists to facilitate connections and communication among organizations and individuals who are engaged in human rights and social justice work in the Northwest region of the United States, with special focus on the Inland Northwest. The coalition, inspired by Bill Wassmuth's former Northwest Coalition Against Malicious Harassment, will give strength to those working at the local level by allowing them to share resources, information, and ideas, as well as making them part of a larger support system. The University of Idaho Office of Human Rights, Access, and Inclusion (HRAI) in Moscow serves as the administrative home for the NWCHR, and the Coalition strives to build strong membership from throughout Idaho and eastern Washington, as well as from other parts of the Northwest region. All are welcome to join NWCHR and give their input.
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