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The process, services, challenges, and success stories

Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
McGuinn 521 • Boston College
CEU’s # 1.5

MOIRA LUCEY has spent more than 30 years working in the non-profit sector with organizations that provide services for refugees and immigrants to support integration and self-sufficiency. She has a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Lesley University. She began her work with refugees as an ESL teacher. She has worked to develop, implement and administer a wide range of programs and services contributing to local, state and national policy in the areas of refugee resettlement, workforce development and adult education. Her most recent work has been with the Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center which resettles refugees in Mass. through its affiliation with the Ethiopian Community Development Council. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the African Bridge Network.

RSVP online or to by 10/26. Lunch will be provided.

Teach In at Tufts

Teach-In: Standing Rock Protests and Protective Actions

October 28 & 29, 2016
Tufts University



Najarian Lecture on Human Rights

Justice & Equality: Inspiring Activism

Featured speaker: Harry Belafonte, Activist & Entertainer
Thursday, November 3, 2016
7:30 p.m. (doors at 6:45 p.m.)
Faneuil Hall, Boston 
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2016-17 Cambridge Health Alliance Global Health and Human Rights Seminar

All sessions will take place from 12-1:00 p.m.
Room 4-B-11 (to the right when exiting the elevator)
Central Street Health Center, 4th floor
Cambridge Health Alliance
26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143


November 21, 2016

Susan M. Akram, J.D.
Clinical Professor and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Program, Boston University School of Law

The status and conditions of Tibetan refugees in India


December 19, 2016

Amahl A. Bishara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Tufts University
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Palestinian Resistance in a West Bank Refugee Camp


January 23, 2017

Stephenie A. Young, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Associate Professor, English Department, Salem State University

Visual representations of forensic materials from mass graves shaping narratives of memorialization and truth in post-conflict settings


February 13, 2017

Nafisa Halim, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health

Intimate Partner Violence in Bangladesh


March 20, 2017

Noora A. Lori, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of International Relations, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

Labor migration, national identity and human rights in the Persian Gulf


May 15, 2017

Dara Kay Cohen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

The use of rape during civil conflict