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Loyola Expert James Garbarino and Diane Garaghty Discuss Topic of ‘Children and Human Rights’

What:
Loyola’s Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and Office of Academic Affairs are hosting a lively discussion with James Garbarino, PhD, director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children, and Diane Geraghty, JD, director of the Civitas ChildLaw Center, on the topic of “Children and Human Rights.”

During the discussion, both Dr. Garbarino and Professor Geraghty will discuss the mission and work of their respective centers. Geraghty will specifically address the Civitas ChildLaw Center’s MacArthur Foundation juvenile justice reform work, as well as the center’s efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Garbarino will focus on how the Center for the Human Rights of Children represents, coordinates, and stimulates the efforts of the Loyola community to understand, protect, and apply the human rights of children.

Who:

When:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Where:
25 E. Pearson, Room 713
Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus

Why:
This lecture is an example of Loyola University Chicago’s strong commitment to educating its students, faculty, and staff members about today’s global issues. By providing awareness on such issues, we encourage our University community to make a difference by giving back and providing charity to those in need.

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