The University of New Mexico's Office for Equity & Inclusion hosts Human Rights Day, Friday, Dec. 10 from 12 - 1 p.m. in the SUB atrium.

The theme for this year's Human Rights Day is, "human rights defenders who act to end discrimination." The event celebrates 62 years since the signing of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and features music, poetry, speakers and information tables.

The event is co-sponsored by the Albuquerque International Association Student Group; Afghan Student Association; Amnesty International; Asian Family Center; Association for the Advancement of Minorities in Medicine; Associated Students for Empowerment; Black Student Union; Community Learning & Public Service (CLPS)/UNM Service Corps; Coalition for Immigration, Race & Social Justice; Coalition for Peace & Justice in the Middle East; ENLACE; Out Queer Grads; Pakistani Student Association; Political Science Graduate Student Association; Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color; Queer Straight Alliance; and Raza Graduate Student Association (RGSA).

For more information, go to International Human Rights Day

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