IS Student Sabra Cacho Receives 2017 Hubbard Human Rights Award

April 28, 2017 - 3:50pm

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Phillip G. Hubbard Human Rights Undergraduate Award 
Sabra Cacho is majoring in international studies with a certificate in critical cultural competence and an art minor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Cacho, from Muscatine, Iowa, has devoted herself to studying the connections between art and education, identity and social justice, and local and global collaboration as the means of fighting for equal rights for all people at the UI. She is the 2016–17 director of the multicultural student fashion show “Walk It Out,” actively promotes dialogue about race- and gender-based discrimination through leadership of VIBE (Various Identities Born Equal), and creates performance and fine arts work addressing and educating about violence against women. Cacho was involved with the Human Rights Student Collective and was part of the organizational team that spearheaded “Refugee Relief Week” in November 2016. Cacho has a joint internship with the Iowa United Nations Association and the UI Center for Human Rights and is organizing the April 2017 “March to Help Refugees.” 

 

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