Dec 10, 2019 — Human Rights Day Interfaith Luncheon

Each year in December, Long Island Jobs with Justice commemorates the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by honoring a champion of human rights right here on Long Island.

To learn more about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights visit:

This year we will honor the remarkable work of those who fight for and stand with refugees, in honor of Mary Dewar, Board Member of Long Island Jobs with Justice, but also a visionary who has acted as a public health nurse and advocate for over 5 decades.

Our honorees this year are:

Lisa Votino, Community Organizer

Michele Caldera-Kopf, Senior Staff Attorney, Safe Passage

Our keynote address will be delivered by Valerie Wattenberg, attorney and consultant on international human rights and youth (juvenile) justice, who will speak about the social costs of criminalization based on her work and experiences in post-Soviet Russia and the US.

Event Details

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal RC Church
1434 Straight Path, Wyandanch

Individual Tickets: $30
*includes meal prepared by Turkish Cultural Center of Long Island


Outdoor dedication to “Jesus the Global Refugee” Creche

Note: online ticket purchase includes an additional $3.46 processing fee


Click link below to download registration form
2019 Registration Form

Click to VIEW PHOTO ALBUM of 2018 Luncheon