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Southern Miss Groups to Conduct Human Rights Week Activities Nov. 12-16

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The Golden Eagles Intertribal Society (GEIS) has joined forces with other groups at The University of Southern Mississippi for a series of events to celebrate Human Rights Week -- Nov. 12-16 -- at the Hattiesburg campus.

The festivities will include a march around campus on Friday, Nov. 16 to raise awareness about Native American rights. The week-long celebration will include guest speakers, informational stations and designated movie nights.

The scheduled activities include:

 Monday, Nov. 12

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance tabling in Shoemaker Square
  • 4 p.m.: GEIS panel on Native American human rights issues, Liberal Arts Building 108 (Gonzales Auditorium)
  • 6:30 p.m.: FMLA Movie Night and Discussion of “Half of Sky,” Liberal Arts Building 108 (Gonzales Auditorium)

Tuesday, Nov. 13

  • Noon-5 p.m.: Bachelor’s of Social Work Club tabling in Shoemaker Square
  • 6:30 p.m.: Secular Student Alliance Ask-an-Atheist panel, Liberal Arts Building 108 (Gonzales Auditorium)

Wednesday, Nov. 14

  • Noon-5 p.m.: Students for Human Rights tabling in Shoemaker Square
  • 6:30 p.m.: SHR event TBA, International Center 101

Thursday, Nov. 15

  • 6:30 p.m.: Amnesty International panel on prison reform, Liberal Arts Building 108 (Gonzales Auditorium)

Friday, Nov. 16

  • GEIS march across campus, TBA
  • Culminating event – Las Abuelas documentary, TBA

For more information about these events, contact Tyler Meador at: tyler.meador@eagles.usm.edu