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Posted on: December 4, 2014

[ARCHIVED] International Human Rights Day December 10

On Wednesday, December 10, the Human Rights Commission will join communities around the world in hosting an event to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a focus on the intersection of racism and rights. The celebration will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. in the Hult Center Studio.

This event will feature a proclamation from Mayor Kitty Piercy, a keynote address by Human Rights Commissioner Ken Neubeck, and exhibits exploring local issues of race, identity, history and community. Entertainment will be provided by NAACP ACT-SO student Asia Wooten. Dessert will be served following the program.

The International Human Rights Day Celebration is free and open to the public. Elected officials and City staff are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit or contact Equity and Human Rights Analyst Lindsey Foltz at or call 541-682-5619

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