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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Mother Teresa

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Burma: New Satellite Images Confirm Mass Destruction 288 Villages, Tens of Thousands of Structures Torched

Analysis of the satellite imagery indicates both that the burnings focused on Rohingya villages and took place after Burmese officials claimed security force “clearance operations” had ceased, Human Rights Watch said.

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Author Sarah Fox to Speak at 7th Annual Remembering Downwinders Day Events

Salt Lake City, UT, January 7, 2018– Seattle author, historian, and professor of environmental studies Sarah Fox will speak at the Downwinders Remembrance Day event at 6:30 pm on January 20 as a guest of UCAN (Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons), and UNAU (United Nations Association of Utah).

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Commentary: Every DREAMer has a story, a family and a future

It is students like Miguel that make being an educator worthwhile. As a social scientist, I tend toward statistics, like those highlighting how immigration benefits Utah’s economy. Yet, I know, personal stories are often more powerful than statistics.

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Sonia Nazario - Keynote Speaker for 2018 Forum

We are thrilled to announce that we will have Pulitzer Prize winning author, Sonia Nazario as our keynote speaker for our 2018 Forum. Her book "Enrique's Journey" chronicles the experiences of Latin American children who immigrate to join their parents in the United States.

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In a world wracked by hostility and violence, the Tanner Center is dedicated to providing University of Utah students, faculty and the broader community with the inspiration and education needed to become advocates for peace, nonviolence, and human rights. The center seeks to provide avenues for the open discussion of important issues dividing the community, the nation, and the world.

Last Updated: 2/8/18