Donald P. Kommers, director of the Center for Civil Rights from 1976 to 1981, died Dec. 21 at his home in Holy Cross Village.
Keough School panelists discussed the convention in light of contemporary achievements and lingering challenges
Carmen Perez has spent 20 years advocating for civil rights issues, including gender equity, violence prevention, racial healing, community policing, and opposition to mass incarceration.
The Human Rights ND speaker series provides human rights advocates a public forum on campus.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved today, during its November General Assembly, the formal statement, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love, A Pastoral Letter Against Racism."
Klau Center fellow Diane Desierto recently participated in a panel discussion with other experts on climate change and human rights arbitration.
Klau Center Graduate Student Affiliates, Nataliia Voitseshyna and Iuliia Emtseva, recently delivered papers at international conferences.
The Keough School of Global Affairs has instituted a new human rights specialization within its Master of Global Affairs (MGA) program.
The Klau Center, in cooperation with Notre Dame Law School’s Career Development office, recently hosted its 2018 Summer Fellows for a briefing on their experiences with public interest organizations.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has established a Campus Engagement Task Force to facilitate dialogue around the current abuse crisis gripping the Church.
Jennifer Mason McAward, director of the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Diane Desierto, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law and Global Affairs, engaged in a conversation about the status and legacy of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Alexander McLean, founder of the African Prisons Project, visited the University of Notre Dame on September 6, 2018, to deliver the inaugural lecture for the newly endowed Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Diane Desierto has been appointed associate professor of human rights law and global affairs at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs.
Rick and Molly Klau of Denver have contributed $10 million to strengthen and endow the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights welcomes the new class of international human rights lawyers to Notre Dame Law School for the 2017-18 academic year.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 writing prizes for scholarly work that investigates issues central to its mission.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights continued its annual series of roundtable discussions with a session focused on race and racism, exploring responses and challenges presented by Catholic Social Teaching.
The Center for Civil and Human Rights has awarded its 2018 Summer Fellowships in support of Notre Dame law students pursuing public interest work