International Human Rights Day and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Celebration
Every December, beginning in 2008 with the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights, the Center creates unforgettable events to commemorate human rights
progress and highlight issues in need of attention.
RISE: Artists Respond to Human Rights
premiered. The performance included original spoken word arrangements by
Alice Lovelace and featured some of Atlanta’s most respected performers of all
ages brought together under the National Center for Civil and Human Rights UDHR
The 2012 RISE celebration, furthering an annual tradition, features artists and
entertainment for all participants.
Events are always on and around International Human Rights Day, December 10.
The Center’s gatherings to honor the day and the document are among the largest
in the world.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Learn more about the 2011 metro-Atlanta UDHR Essay contest
2012 UDHR Essay Contest winners to be announced at RISE.