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Vermont Law School to Host LGBTI Conference

April 2, 2012

SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. -- Vermont Law School's International and Comparative Law Program, Alliance, and International Law Society will host a conference on Saturday, April 7, to promote international advocacy to protect the human rights of LGBTI people.Image of rainbow flag

The event, titled "A World of Change: Global Activism on LGBTI Issues," is free and open to the public. It starts at 9 a.m. in the Chase Community Center.

The conference will examine the early struggles in the movement and discuss the development of international legal standards; strategies on using U.N. human rights mechanisms; lessons learned on building a movement across the globe; and current challenges for future advocacy. Panels and group breakout sessions will provide opportunities to learn how to participate in campaigning on these issues today.

CONTACT: John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations, Vermont Law School
Office: 802-831-1106, cell: 540-798-7099, home: 802-649-2235, jcramer@vermontlaw.edu

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