January 20, 2021

Eugene marks International Human Rights Day Dec. 10

Eugene's Human Rights Commission will mark International Human Rights Day with a documentary film screening and panel discussion.

Eugene's Human Rights Commission will mark International Human Rights Day with a documentary film screening and panel discussion.

To celebrate International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, Eugene’s Human Rights Commission will offer a free documentary film screening and a panel discussion.

The documentary film “Healing from Hate: Battle For the Soul of a Nation” examines the root causes of hate group activity through the bold work of those battling intolerance on the front lines, including groundbreaking sociologist Michael Kimmel (author, Angry White Men, Healing From Hate), and “Life After Hate,” an organization founded by former Skinheads and neo-Nazis now engaged in transforming attitudes of intolerance. To register for a free ticket, please click this link and use Eugene100HFH as the access code to apply the discount.

Randi Blazak, Ken Neubeck, and Ib Hamide will lead a conversation about the documentary and address questions from participants. The panel conversation will be broadcast on Zoom, December 10, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To join the webinar, please click this link and use the passcode HRC-2021

For more information about the Eugene Human Rights Commission, see https://www.eugene-or.gov/526/Human-Rights-Commission.