Study. Explore. Do.
The Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute is committed to educating people about ways to learn about human rights issues and make an active contribution to human rights advocacy. Keep reading to find out some ways you can get involved and take action!

Study human rights by taking one of the many human rights classes, enrolling in the Human Rights Certificate, or schedule a time to meet with members of the Faculty Advisory Board to learn more about rights history, concepts, theory, practice, discourse, and advocacy. 

 human rights by checking out some of the human rights events on campus.  If you are interested in experiential learning, check out the rights-themed DukeEngage and DukeImmerse programs. Over the summer, students can do rights research with support from the Human Rights Research Grant

human rights work by getting
 involved with local or national organizations working on rights issues. Organizations such as the Beloved Community Center, Equal Justice Initiative, NC Ignite, the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Southern Center for Human Rights, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), Student Action with Farmworkers, NC Justice Center, and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice all provide internship opportunities for people interesting in doing human rights work.  Additionally, check out the Beloved Community Center, Human Rights Campaign, and End Poverty Durham for volunteer opportunities. Under the resources tab on the website, you can find additional internship opportunities with international organizations working in human rights, UN and government sites, regional as well as local resources.