Today the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and AUWCL will present the fourth and final session of the leadership and board governance training seminar, "Making a Difference: Serving on Nonprofit Boards." The seminar, designed specifically for the 2014-15 CHCI Graduate Fellows, exceptional Latino college graduates from across the country with unparalleled exposure to professional experience in the public policy arenas of education, health, housing, law, and STEM have placements in the executive and legislative branches, federal agencies, and nonprofit, civil rights, and professional organizations. MORE
AUWCL has partnered with the American Constitution Society and FairVote to present National Democracy Slam 2015, a day-long conference on April 22 exploring innovative ideas for improving America's elections and politics. Chuck Todd, NBC's political director and moderator of "Meet the Press", will host the final "Democracy Slam" with a high-powered panel, and Congressmen Mark Pocan and John Sarbanes will make keynote speeches. MORE
AUWCL is pleased to announce a new LL.M. program in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, taught entirely in Spanish. The new program, LL.M. en Derechos Humanos y Derecho Humanitario, is specifically designed for practitioners and other human rights professionals who wish to pursue advanced studies in human rights alongside their existing work responsibilities. Read more about the program here, or in this article by National Jurist.