2012 Letelier-Moffitt Awards Uncut

Brave activists from Chile and Boston speaking from the heart. A cameo appearance by actor and humanitarian Danny Glover. The former first lady of Costa Rica and hundreds of other fabulous guests. Peruvian wine. Hearty hors d’oeurves. The top U.S. student...
Camila Vallejo’s Letelier-Moffitt Acceptance Speech

Camila Vallejo’s Letelier-Moffitt Acceptance Speech

I would like to thank the Institute for Policy Studies. I thank IPS not only for this Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award that you’ve given the Chilean Students Movement for our struggle to recover the right to an education, but also for what you stand for and...
John Cavanagh: Letelier-Moffitt Awards Speech

John Cavanagh: Letelier-Moffitt Awards Speech

Welcome to the 36th annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards. As I look around this room, I am in awe of the thousands of collective years of committed activism and scholarship and struggle for a better world that this crowd represents. When Ronni Karpen Moffitt...
Panel: Student Organizing with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman

Panel: Student Organizing with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titelman

Since April 2011 Chile has been rocked with student protests culminating in a student strike. The students have been state subsidization of universities, demanding free public education, reforms to the secondary education, and many other reforms. The Panel will...

Unconventional Wisdom: 2012 Letelier-Moffitt Awards

The 2012 Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards and ceremony will take place Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m. — a week earlier than we initially planned. Please save this new date and update your calendars. We urge you to attend this Institute for Policy Studies...