Human Rights Day 2013 at SOU


Human Rights Day 2013 will be celebrated on the campus of Southern Oregon University Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The program in the Stevenson Union's Rogue River Room includes first a panel presentation 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. focused on two themes, International Trade Agreements and Universal Health Care.  The SOU student United Nations Club is the campus host working in coalition with Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice the community host.  The panel will be followed by a concert at 5:00 p.m. with musician David Rovics singing "songs of international solidarity."

Panel Presentation 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Welcome from SOU's United Nations' Club and Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice
Human Rights Day, an overview presented by SOU Professor Jim Phillips
International Trade presented by Elizabeth Swager, Director Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
Universal Health Care presented by Dr. Mike Huntington, Physicians for a National Health Plan, and Mark Kellenbeck, Chair of Health Care for All Oregon--Rogue Valley

Free Concert with David Rovics 5 p.m.
David Rovics is an American singer/songwriter who lives in Portland, Oregon.  His music concerns social justice issues. Although some of Rovics' work is not self-published, and much of it is commercially distributed, Rovics has made all of his recorded music freely available