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Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference

Jeremy Sprinkle
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Join human rights organizers and social justice activists, students, youth, faith leaders, workers and union leaders in Durham, North Carolina for the seventh Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference (SHROC)

SHROC 7 will be held from December 12-14, 2008 at the Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park, 150 Park Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.

Registration is open through the start of the conference. There is a registration fee, but no one who wants to attend will be turned away because they cannot afford to register.

Issues that will be discussed at SHROC 7 include:

  • Post-Katrina Human Rights Issues
  • Immigrants Rights
  • Slave Plantation Workplaces
  • Environmental Justice
  • Hate Crimes
  • The War in Iraq
  • Women’s Rights as Human Rights
  • Voting Rights and Felony Disenfranchisement
  • Global Lock-out of the Working Poor
  • Death Penalty & Racism in the Criminal Justice System
  • Juvenile Justice

For more information, including details about how to register to attend SHROC 7, download the conference brochure.