U.S. UPR Review at the United Nations
The United Nations (UN) holds a Universal Periodic Review for every nation that is a member of the UN. This process allows for the review of the human rights record of each nation, and a subsequent for each nation to display how they have “responded” to improve human rights concerns in their country. The United States UPR was held on November 9th at the U.N. in Geneva. To watch a recording of the livestream of this UPR, please click here. To read the report that Edmund Rice International contributed to, please click here.
Lima, Peru Digital Immersion Program
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, immersion trips to Peru have been postponed until 2022. But Br. Steve Casey will be hosting digital immersions for schools around the world so they can experience the Peru trip virtually. Please click here for more information.
Palma to be featured on Lisa Ling’s This is Life on CNN.
The Palma School will be featured on an upcoming episode of Lisa Ling’s This is Life. Palma’s work and partnership with Soledad State Prison will be featured on an episode airing on Sunday, November 29th at 9:00 PM (Eastern Time). Please check your local listings for the air time in your location.