Drawing on the unique strengths and resources of UCLA and the creativity and dynamism of the city of Los Angeles, the Promise Institute makes a major contribution to improving the situation of human rights for people at home and around the world, through empowering a new generation of human rights lawyers and leaders, generating new thinking on human rights, and engaging our students and our research to drive real world positive impact.
Our research and advocacy focus on the following issues that are reshaping our world and that resonate deeply with our location in Los Angeles:
Race, Indigenous Peoples and human rights
Human rights and the protection of the Environment
Migration and human rights
Technology and human rights
Accountability for Human Rights Violations