Houston Human Rights Day Festival

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Houston Human Rights Day Festival says
**Visit www.yourhumanrights.org/Houston for more information and the link to register on Eventbrite**

Join the international Human Rights Day celebration in Houston! This is a family-friendly, educational and fun day to support and celebrate human rights and freedoms in Houston and around the world. Be a part of something big and enjoy a fun day filled with musical entertainment, activities for kids and adults, educational speakers, and contributions from non-profit, business and civic leaders. Don't miss out on Houston history - join us with your friends and family on December 5th!

Here are all the great things happening on the event stage between 1 and 4pm:

1. Opening remarks from Mayor Annise Parker

2. Keynote addresses by:
- Angela Blanchard (CEO, Neighborhood Centers Inc..)
- Dr. Stephen Klineberg (Founding Director, Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research)
- Dr. Bill Flores (President, University of Houston-Downtown), and
- The Honorable Chaja Verveer (Texas Holocaust & Genocide Commission)

3. Performances by:
- HCC Central Dance Ensemble
- Ballet Folklorico
- GĐPT Huyền Quang Lion Dance Team
- Strictly Street Salsa

4. Presentation of the first Houston Human Rights Awards

5. Presentation of raffle prizes, including
- meals at local restaurants
- gift cards & baskets from local retailers
- weekend getaways

In between all the exciting things going on on the event stage, check out interactive activities and displays for all ages on the event lawn. Over 30 public, non-profit and private organizations will have booths to showcase their contributions to human rights in Houston and beyond!
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By: Youth for Human Rights-USA

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