Facebook Live Series
Join us LIVE on Tuesday, July 17th at 2:30 p.m. EDT and Thursday, July 19th at 9:40 a.m. EDT
As part of our #HumanRightsHeroes series, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor regularly broadcasts interviews LIVE through our Facebook page. These interviews showcase the work and experiences of civil society organizations, leaders, and activists who promote democracy, human rights, and labor rights around the world.
Join us on Tuesday, July 17th at 1:00 p.m. EDT for a panel discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on “Supporting Democracy in Challenging Times”. You can watch the panel live here.
Following the panel discussion, join us LIVE on Facebook at 2:30 p.m. EDT for an interview discussion with leaders from the National Endowment for Democracy, International Republican Institute, National Democratic Institute, and Center for International Private Enterprise. We will discuss the work of their organizations and how they are responding to the global challenges to supporting democracy.
Join us LIVE on July 19th at 9:40 a.m. EDT for a web chat with Daryl Davis about countering racism and discrimination. We hope you can join the conversation!
Daryl Davis is an expert on race relations, and the author of “Klan-Destine Relationships: A Black Man’s Odyssey through the Ku Klux Klan.” Davis has spent much of his life trying to understand and stop racism, including engaging with Klan members to help them find common ground across racial lines. Several Klan members have given up their robes as a result of these ongoing dialogues. Davis is also a talented blues musician, and has played with some of the greats including Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. Davis is the subject of the award-winning documentary Accidental Courtesy.
July 13: Facebook Live discussion with the Kennedy Center’s Betty Siegel about the Emerging Artists Electrify! Exhibit Video»
July 10: Facebook Live discussion on countering gender-based violence in Pakistan. Video»
June 14: Facebook Live discussion on Reducing Bias-Motivated Violence Targeting LGBTI Persons Video»
June 12: Facebook Live discussion with U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan about finding solutions for victims of gender-based violence and discrimination Video»