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Professor Kim Samuel speaks about her work at HPOD

Social inclusion and the human right to belong

On Tuesday February 12th, Professor Kim Samuel from McGill University’s Institute for Study of International Development discussed her work on social inclusion and the right to belong, during a lunchtime talk at the Harvard Law School Project on Disability. In his introduction of Samuel, Professor William Alford touched on her commitment to i…

Poster for talk - Poster for Ari Neeman talk. Purple background with darker purple lettering. Text reads Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12 P.M. JOIN HPOD AND GLOBALMENTALHEALTH@HARVARD INITIATIVE FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK. Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall, 3rd Floor, Harvard Law Schoo

Clifford Beers and The Making of the Modern Mental Health Movement

From the forth-coming book by Ari Ne’eman, Co-founder of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network

    JOIN HPOD AND GLOBALMENTALHEALTH@HARVARD INITIATIVE FOR A LUNCHTIME TALK CLIFFORD BEERS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MENTAL HEALTH MOVEMENT FROM THE FORTH-COMING BOOK BY ARI NE’EMAN CO-FOUNDER OF THE AUTISTIC SELF ADVOCACY NETWORK   Tuesday, February 19, 2019 12 P.M. Morgan Courtroom Austin Hall, 3rd Floor Har…

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A Conversation With the General Counsel of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chris Clay

Presented by the Veterans Legal Clinic, Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

A Conversation With the General Counsel of Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chris Clay Tues., October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in WCC 2036 Milstein East A (lunch provided) Please join us for a conversation with Chris Clay, General Counsel of Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Founded in 1921, DAV is a congressionally chartered nonprofit organization…

Conspiracy of Silence 
Illustration of boy wearing a t shirt that says Voice on the back, hammering away from a stone wall with the word Silence on it. - Conspiracy of Silence 
Illustration of boy wearing a t shirt that says Voice on the back, hammering away from a stone wall with the word Silence on it.

Considering Empowerment: Stories of Self-Advocacy from South Africa

Dr. Jean Elphick speaks at HPOD

A group of determined mothers tirelessly campaign for their children’s rights to free, inclusive education. Children from a school for learners with educational support needs become the leaders in a peer education movement to teach young people about human rights. Using posters and colour, children raise their voices to break the ‘consp…

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Reunion Talk Class of 1988: The Role of Lawyers in Serving Community, Nation, and World [in Turbulent Times]

Class of 1988: The Role of Lawyers in Serving Community, Nation, and World [in Turbulent Times] Moderator: Julie Chiu ’88, Owner, Julie Chiu & Associates Panelists: Jonas Bergstein LL.M. ’88, Partner, Bergstein Abogados Luc Frieden LL.M. ’88, Partner, Elvinger Hoss; Former Luxembourg Minister of Justice and Finance Michael S…

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HLS 200th - Enabling the World Through Disability Rights

The Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD) works to integrate theory and practice, with our scholarly work informing our applied endeavors and vice versa. Established in 2004 to assist in the drafting of the landmark United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), HPOD has worked in more than 40 nations across …

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Welcome

Welcome to the new Harvard Law School Project on Disability website. HPOD was founded in 2004 to advance the understanding and implementation of disability law, policy, and education around the world. On this site, you’ll find information about the work HPOD does in the U.S. and abroad; information about our events and publications; communit…

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