Sonja Diaz, the founding director of the Latino Policy & Politics Initiative, understands how research can directly result in legislation that serves society’s needs.
UCLA School of Law’s E. Tendayi Achiume explains how the U.S. is out of sync with international human rights law — and how we can rectify that.
A UCLA study finds that educational equality is associated with longer lifespans.
From Westwood to the Texas-Mexico border and Haiti, UCLA people are tackling global inequities, one heartfelt step at a time.
Q&A with Karen McCarthy Woolf, who is bringing her poet’s eye to the work at the Promise Institute for Human Rights.
In his speech, Chile Eboe-Osuji highlighted the United States’ history of leadership in international tribunals and justice.
The Academy Award-nominated actor appeared with the authors of a new book about the central African nation to mark International Human Rights Day.
E. Tendayi Achiume serves as the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance.
Martin Luther King Jr. once hailed Lawson as the world’s leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence.
The “Lights. Camera. Reaction.: The Art of Impact in Entertainment” conference focused on artists and lawyers who use entertainment to promote stories of social injustice.
Panelists and participants examined topics including genocide, the risks to civilians in war zones and the unforeseen effects of the security state.
The effort to establish the institute was led by Dr. Eric Esrailian, the lead producer of “The Promise” and a faculty member at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
With support from UCLA, The Atlantic magazine will present the 2016 Race + Justice summit, bringing together civic leaders, artists, activists, academics and policy makers to share ideas and insights.
UCLA researchers conducted the most comprehensive global study to date of constitutional protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation recommends seven steps to bolster available resources for people who are victims and to aid in prevention.
Daniel Pearl’s tragic death was only the first in a wave of violence that has targeted journalists all over the world, said Christiane Amanpour as she delivered the annual lecture given in memory of the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in Pakistan.
Wong, director of the UCLA Labor Center, recently edited a book with the Rev. James Lawson, a renowned civil rights activist who worked closely with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and helped launch key campaigns for social justice.
UCLA law professor Asli Bâli has spent years in private practice in New York and Paris, represented 9/11 victims as well as immigrant Muslim men detained in the aftermath and written extensively on international human rights.
Robinson shared the story of her awakening to the global impact of climate change on the world's impoverished countries and communities at a lecture hosted by the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs Tuesday.
UCLA African American studies professor Melvin Rogers writes that it’s a deeply sad reflection of society if luck is a requirement for African Americans to be successful in America.
How to refer to the forced removal of Japanese Americans and their immigrant parents during World War II remains an issue.
The UCLA Asian American Studies Center has launched the Suyama Project to gather and make available online evidence of resistance among Japanese Americans forcibly removed from their homes during World War II.
History professor Brenda Stevenson writes that 150 years after emancipation in the United States, there are still 20 to 30 million people enslaved around the world.
Middle East scholars at UCLA brought the terrorist group ISIS out of the shadows at several public talks on campus over the past few months.
In a Zócalo discussion featuring two UCLA professors, experts agreed that hurdles like an official definition, the assessment of intent and the expected violence of warfare make stopping genocide extremely difficult.