Human rights education lies at the heart of the University of Dayton and the Human Rights Center’s mission. Projects supported by the Center integrate interdisciplinary academic and experiential learning with human rights and rights-based research and advocacy outcomes. 

With Counterpart as a partner organization, a series of multifaceted projects and opportunities are undertaken to enable students to gain and apply learning to human rights and development practice, as well as provide valuable research to countries in Counterpart’s program portfolio. 

Next Generation in Thought Leadership 

In 2019-2020, the Center is working with the International Studies Program Capstone to conduct research and publish stories on the themes of supporting Civil Society in Challenging Environments and Inclusive Social Accountability

CREATING A DIAGNOSTIC TO FUND CIVIL SOCIETY SELF-RELIANCE: CHALLENGES AND LESSONS

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY IN EL SALVADOR: THREE MEDIA USE CASES

CLOSING CIVIC CYBERSPACE: THE OFF-SWITCH AND OTHER MODES OF INTERNET RESTRICTION

ABOUT THE HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER
The Human Rights Center creates positive change through education, dialogue and research for and about advocacy. As part of a University for the Common Good, we are committed to bridging the gap between theory and practice in order to advance human rights and sustainable development locally, nationally and around the world. 

For more information on the work of the Center, visit go.udayton.edu/hrc 

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