Promoting Social Justice and Human Dignity
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1.
Drafted on the future campus of Lehman College, The City University of New York, 1946. Adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, 1948.
News & Announcements
President Barack Obama visited Lehman College on Monday, May 4th, to announce the formation of the My Brother's Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit foundation that aims to address opportunity gaps among minority boys and young men. More Information
On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Lehman College welcomed the Honorable Judge Jo Celeste Pettway for a dialogue with the first black female judge elected or appointed to the state bench in Alabama. Introduction by Provost Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa. Moderated by Dawn Ewing-Morgan More Information
On Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Lehman College hosted a panel discussion at the 2015 Human Rights & Peace Studies Annual . More Information