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The Chronicle writes about HLP's first event of the semester

The Hart Leadership Program hosted its first event of the semester Monday evening. Titled "Remembering White Supremacy," it featured several members of the Durham City-County Committee on Confederate Monuments and Memorials. The committee's co-chairs Robin Kirk, who is faculty co-chair of the Duke Human Rights Center, and Charmaine McKissick-Melton, an associate professor of mass communications…

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The Forced Return - podcast on immigration

Maggie Loredo and Adriana Figueroa visited the Sanford School recently to talk about the impacts of immigration policy in the United States and Mexico. Maggie is the founder of Otros Dreams en Accion, an organization that helps those who have been deported to Mexico get familiarized with their new home. Adriana is a returnee born…

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Hart Leadership Program hosts Sari Kaufman

Sari Kaufman, survivor of the Parkland school shooting, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and voting activist, joined Anita Earls and Symonne Singleton for a panel on voting rights hosted by the Hart Leadership Program. The panel discussion, “Student Voting Rights: Why They Matter,” was moderated by public policy professor Gunther Peck and…

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Parkland Student Sari Kaufman on Leadership

Sari Kaufman, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, visited the Sanford School for an event hosted by the Hart Leadership Program. During her visit, she talked with Gunther Peck, Hart Leadership Program Director, about how to make change. You can listen to their conversation below. https://soundcloud.com/sanford-school-duke/parkland

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