University of Houston-Downtown President Dr. Bill Flores will serve as keynote speaker at the first Houston Human Rights Day Festival on Saturday, Dec. 5, at Discovery Green Park, 1- 4 p.m.
Co-hosted by The City of Houston, Rice University, IDEA Relief, and Youth for Human Rights, the event will feature contributions from local government bodies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, businesses and other community leaders to engage a wide audience in raising awareness about human rights.
The event will feature two main components:
Human Rights Fair
- Booths showcasing local organizations’ contributions to human rights in Houston, the U.S. and the world
- Interactive activities and exhibits for children and adults that help raise awareness of human rights
- Food and drinks
Main Stage Entertainment
- Music/dance performances
- Keynote speakers
- Announcement of Houston Human Rights Award winners
The event in open to the public. UHD will have a table manned by student groups. To attend, RSVP at Eventbrite.
For more information, please contact Julie Norton, executive director of Strategic Partnership.