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E.N. Thompson Forum: Back Home: Returning Human Rights to Housing

Leilani Farha

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lied Center for Performing Arts
301 N 12th St
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: LIED
Target Audiences:
E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, (402) 472-6990,
Leilani Farha is the former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing and Global Director of The Shift. Farha has helped develop global human rights standards on the right to housing, including through her topical reports on homelessness, the financialization of housing, informal settlements, rights-based housing strategies, and the first UN Guidelines for the implementation of the right to housing. She is the central character in the documentary PUSH regarding the financialization of housing. Farha launched The Shift in 2017 to advance the movement through advocacy, research and campaigning.

One week prior to the talk, there will be a free screening of the film PUSH at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Event Co-Sponsor: NeighborWorks Lincoln and NIFA

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