Human Rights Investigations Lab

Human Rights Investigations Lab

Grantee: Human Rights Center

Amount Funded: $330,000

Funding Cycle: 

  • Spring 2019 Large Scale
  • Spring 2018 Large Scale
  • Spring 2017 Large Scale

Implementation Period: 

  • Single Year for Spring 2017 and 2018 Large Scale 
  • Multi-Year for Spring 2019 Large Scale

Funding Time Period: 

  • Academic Year 2017 - 2018
  • Academic Year 2018 - 2029
  • Academic Year 2019 - 2020
  • Academic Year 2020 - 2021

Project Description: Fund was granted to the Berkeley’s Human Rights Investigations Lab for an initiative on training students to conduct real-world open-source investigations of human rights, disinformation, and hate speech and to disseminate tools and techniques campus-wide. Funds support student investigative teams and leaders, multiple student-led trainings open to the campus, a series of public events featuring global leaders in the field, and an international student summit at UC Berkeley in 2020.

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