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1949 --  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is first printed at the University of California-Berkeley Press
1986 -- Students erect a shantytown outside California Hall
1964-65 -- The Free Speech Movement
1978 -- The Gay Rights Movement organizes annual Pride parades in San Francisco

The Human Rights Program at UC Berkeley

Human rights have become the moral language of today, the idiom in which we discuss our common humanity and weigh competing claims for resources, rights and protections. Through its interdisciplinary research and teaching initiatives, the Human Rights Program at UC - Berkeley investigates the political, historical, legal, economic, social, psychological, and representational dynamics of human rights. Learn more »