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The Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights

  • Human Rights Forum: The Equal Rights Amendment, March 3, 2020

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  • Ashlei Spivey to lead a lunch and discussion at UNO, March 18, 2020

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  • Human Rights Lecture: HYPER-VISIBLE, YET UNSEEN: Life as a Sikh in America Today, April 16, 2020

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  • Richard Goldstone on Bak: The Current State of International Criminal Justice

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  • Read the "2019 Year in Review" letter from the Goldstein Center Director

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  • ID is now accepting submissions for Volume X. Due August 20, 2020

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A nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization that promotes the understanding of human rights issues through teaching, research, creative activity, and community engagement.


The Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights was established in January 2018 in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  The Center is faculty governed, student centered, and community engaged.  It is composed of over thirty affiliated faculty from five Colleges at UNO.   

The Goldstein Center for Human Rights is the product of a decades long partnership between the Goldstein family and the Religious Studies program at UNO.