This panel was part of a year-long celebration of the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights on its 60th anniversary. To promote
awareness of human rights and to urge members of our campus and
community to consider how the declaration applies today, this event
focuses on Article 21, the right to political participation.

Panelists:
Robert Dowd, CSC, Assistant Professor of Political Science & Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies and Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Robert Fishman, Professor of Sociology & Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Julia King, Citizen Activist, Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)

Lisa A. Plencner, President, League of Women Voters, South Bend Area

Moderator:
Jackie Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Sponsored by
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Center for the Study of Social Movements and Social Change
Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Center for Social Concerns NDVotes’08
Gender Studies Program