Videos produced from the conference are now posted! Please see the Videos page. These videos document human rights violations near the border. You can also see photos from the press conference about Amnesty's report, In Hostile Terrain, on the Photos page.

The Human Rights Documentation and Social Media Reporting Conference was held October 14th and 15th, 2011 at the University of Arizona.

The first day of the conference had presentations from several local and international human rights organizations; a lunchtime lecture by author Linda Rabben, PhD; and a panel discussion of U.S. immigration policy. Day could accommodate up to 100 participants.

Day two of the conference consisted of two concurrent workshops for secondary school teachers and high school students. Day two registration was limited to 35 participants.

More detail about the schedule is available on the Conference Overview and Schedule pages. Registration for both days activities is required. 
Please see the registration page for details. The conference is free.

Host and Sponsors
The Bacon Law and Immigration Policy Program at the Rogers College of Law at the U. of A. was the host, and the Center for Latin American Studies at the U. of A., the Amnesty International U.of A. Student Group and Group 88, Access Tucson, and Gente de I’itoi. A.C. were sponsors of the conference.

Conference Overview

A general description of the conference events.


A more detailed breakdown of each day's activities.


Where to go for more info from the various organizations represented at the conference.


If you have any questions or comments, please send us an email.

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