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Booths: Engaging Human Rights: Academic and Career Paths

A booths exhibit featuring representatives from local nonprofit organizations enables attendees to learn more about human rights career paths involving hands-on work within the community. Conference attendees will have an opportunity to interact not only with community leaders and scholars whose expertise connects to human rights issues, but also with UW-Green Bay student organizations and campus departments focused on human rights-related projects.

Booth Exhibitors

Wisconsin Conservation Voters

Wisconsin Conservation Voters advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, elects pro-conservation candidates, and holds them accountable.
conservationvoters.org

Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity

Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity offers working families a hand up on the path to homeownership. We engage volunteers, donors, advocates, and sponsors in our efforts to build homes, communities and hope.
greenbayhabitat.org

UWGB Habitat for Humanity

UWGB H4H is the UW-Green Bay student chapter of Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity. Each year we go on a winter and spring break trip, where we travel to a different part of the country to volunteer for a week with an affiliate and partner families! Students are welcome to join UWGB H4H at any point in the semester.
fb.com/UWGBH4H

UW-Green Bay Office of International Education

The Office of International Education serves both international students as well as students who study abroad. Follow us, come to our events and stop in the office! We want to meet you!
uwgb.edu/international

Voces de la Frontera Action

Voces de la Frontera Action (501c4) is the advocacy arm of Voces de la Frontera. With the same mission to fight for the rights of low wage and immigrant workers, Voces de la Frontera Action is allowed to have a more active role in lobbying and advocating for better laws. VDLFA can also endorse candidates that best support our issues.
vdlfa.org

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI of Brown County provides support, education and advocacy to those living with mental illnessas well as their friends and family members. It is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), founded in Wisconsin in 1979, is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the United States. NAMI is dedicated to improving the lives of people with serious mental illness and their families. NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all who are affected by these diseases. 
namibrowncounty.org

Migration Advocacy of Brown County WI

The Migration Advocacy of Brown County WI is a coalition of concerned citizens working to provide needed a advocacy assistance for immigrants and refugees.
fb.com/MigrationAdvocacyBCWI/

COMSA - Community Services Agency, Inc.

COMSA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization  established in order to fill the service gap for Somali refugee and immigrant communities in Northeast Wisconsin. 
comsausa.org

Family Services Sexual Assault Center

We are a non-profit, human services agency offering more than 35 programs that support the people of Northeast Wisconsin during challenges and transitions in their lives. Our staff uses a trauma-informed approach to help struggling children, teens, and adults reconnect to their family and community.
familyservicesnew.org

Eye Heart World

Eye Heart World is a non-profit charity that combats sex trafficking through awareness, prevention, and recovery.
eyeheartworld.org

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA)

The Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office provides advising, services, and activities that promote the academic success, personal growth, and development of multiethnic students. MESA also conducts educational programs that enhance learning through the promotion of respect and appreciation of racial and ethnic diversity. MESA supports the academic mission of UW-Green Bay and contributes to the development of a campus community dedicated to diversity of thought and experience.
uwgb.edu/mesa


 

CAHSS Majors and Minors

A special thanks to the UW-Green Bay Center for Public Affairs (CFPA) in helping organize the nonprofit booths exhibit.