Global Struggles, Local Battlegrounds: A Panel on Human Rights as Civil Rights at the State and Local Level

  • Program Manager and Reproductive Rights Policy Specialist, Public Leadership Institute
  • Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Human Rights Clinic
  • Texas State Representative
Location: Sheffield-Massey Room

This panel will discuss how human rights are codified at the local and state level in Texas. It will begin with a discussion of human rights and civil rights, and how the two intersect. Panelists will discuss recent efforts to advance LGBT and women’s rights in Texas, the challenges faced, and how these local efforts interact with and compare to national civil rights and international human rights movements.


The event is co-sponsored by the Feminist Policy Alliance and Harvey Milk Society, both at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and the Rapoport Center.

Event series: Other Speakers