Creating a Non-Violent Future
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:30 PM (CDT)
This May, the CHRC will host a two-day symposium at Loyola University Chicago:
"Creating a Non-Violent Future: Children's Rights and Advances in Protection from Corporal Punishment."
MAY 23-24, 2014
This interdisciplinary forum joins in a global effort to demonstrate by way of research the destructive effects of hitting children and to develop policy measures and a
multi-dimensional strategic action plan for the United States. The symposium plans to engage advocates, educators, scholars, students, faith/community based organizations, service providers, health care providers and policy makers in the movement to end corporal punishment both here at home and abroad.
Susan Bitensky, J.D., Michigan State University, East Lansing
Joan Durrant, Ph.D., Professor at Department of Family Social Sciences, Adjunct Professor at Arthur V. Mauro Center for Peace and Justice, University of Manitoba
Elizabeth Gershoff, Ph.D., Faculty Research Associate, and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
George Holden, Ph.D., Professor and Undergraduate Director at Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
Asadah Kirkland, Author of Beating Black Kids, New York
Samuel Martin, New Foundation for Biblical Research, Jerusalem, Israel
Marie Masterson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Dominican University, Chicago
Seth Scholer, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville
Catherine Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans
Eric Weber, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Policy Leadership, University of Mississippi, Oxford
A special rate of $199/night is being offered to all symposium attendees
The Talbott Hotel
20 E. Delaware Place. Chicago, IL. 60611
To make a reservation call:
Ask for the Center for the Human Rights of Children rate
(please note this rate can only be guaranteed until April 22)
What is the refund policy?
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When & Where
Center for the Human Rights of Children, Loyola University Chicago
Recognizing that children require special protections, the Center for the Human Rights of Children pursues an agenda of interdisciplinary research, education, and service to address critical and complex issues affecting children and youth, both locally and globally.
CHRC applies a human-rights approach to the problems affecting children, reaffirming the principle of the indivisibility of human rights and the importance of promoting the economic, social, cultural, civil, and political rights of children. Moreover, it does so with respect for the rights and responsibilities of parents, teachers, and other caregivers entrusted with raising children.
Creating a Non-Violent Future: Children's Rights and Advances in Protection from Corporal Punishment is sponsored by: