D.C. Public High School Students Showcase Human Rights Projects at Georgetown Law

November 14, 2013 —


The Georgetown Law D.C. Street Law Clinic, and the D.C. Commission on Human Rights present: Know Your Rights, an exhibition of multimedia projects about the D.C. Human Rights Act, created by D.C. high school students. During the month of October, law students from the D.C. Street Law Clinic conducted a series of classes on human rights for students from 14 public high schools, culminating in the creation of poems, songs, power points, websites, videos, books, sculptures, and more.


Wednesday, November 20, 2013
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


Opening Remarks will be delivered by Judge David Simmons, Chief Administrative Law Judge of the D.C. Commission on Human Rights, and Charisma Howell, Deputy Director of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The students' projects will be on display in the lobbies of Hart Auditorium, as well as inside the auditorium. They will be judged by an independent committee overseen by the D.C. Commission on Human Rights, and finalists who will go on to participate in a city-wide competition will be announced at 5:00 p.m. 

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