Walter E. Washington Convention Center | February 9, 2017

Episode 158: Amplifying Unheard Voices

(Dave Eggers, Jennifer Lentfer, Rajasvini Bhansali, Mimi Lok) In a world of 24-hour news cycles and soundbites, whose stories get heard, and whose don't? How can we challenge the single story portrayal of human rights issues and of marginalized communities? This event sparks a conversation about the power of the story in human rights, and the roles of two organizations-Voice of Witness, a literary and human rights nonprofit, and Idex, an international development organization-in amplifying unheard voices in the United States and around the world.

Published Date: September 13, 2017

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