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And The Issue Of The Semester Is...

CUAI has decided on the issue of this semester: 

Educational Inequality in NYC

Come to our next G-Body Meeting on Wednesday at 9pm, in Earl Hall to learn more about all the exciting events coming up!  



INTERN AND LABOR RIGHTS: Amnesty Presents A Panel Discussion 


Amnesty Teach-In: A Discussion with Li Qiang of China Labor Watch

Amnesty Teach-In: A Discussion with Li Qiang of China Labor Watch
October 9th, 2012, 6-8 PM in 569 Lerner Hall
Join us for at this Discusision on labor rights in China, with Li Qiang of China Labor Watch. This is a great opportunity to learn more about this semester's target issue. 

Li Qiang's Bio:
The founder and executive director of CLW, Li Qiang has played a leading role in organizing networks of labor activists, researching factories, and conducting worker education and legal assistance programs before coming to the United States in 2000. His rich experience and ongoing contact with colleagues in China represent a valuable resource. Li Qiang has contributed opinion pieces to China Youth Daily, South China Morning Post, Nanfang Chuang and The Seattle Post-Intelligencer and has been referenced in The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, BBC, CNN and others. In 2004, Li Qiang taught as a visiting scholar at The Center for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University.


Ginetta Sagan Speakers Tour

Amnesty International Presents: The Ginetta Sagan Speakers Tour
October 5th, 2012, 6-8 PM in Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom 
Join Jenni Williams and Beatrice Mukasinga at this speaker event presented by Amnesty International as part of the Ginetta Sagan Speakers Tour. To register (not mandatory, but helpful) http://www.amnestyusa.org/about-us/grants-and-awards/ginetta-sagan-fund/the-ginetta-sagan-speakers-tour



Screening: Not My Life

Don’t miss the special screening of Academy Award nominated movie:


Not My Life

hosted by:

CU Amnesty


CU Child Rights Group

November 15th, 6pm
Roone Arledge Cinema


“‘Not My Life’ – was filmed on five continents across four years and portrays the many different facets that make up the complex criminal enterprise that is Human Trafficking. Powerful, heart wrenching Not My Life features human stories that are be truly eye opening”
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