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Our Rights Episode 1 - Justice for All
August 3, 2017 Length: 26:41 Direct Link
The “Our Rights” series details Minnesota’s efforts to establish and protect human rights for everyone.

Our Rights: 50 Years of Human Rights

Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Twin Cities PBS

In honor the 50th Anniversary of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, MDHR and Twin Cities PBS produced in partnership a documentary series called “Our Rights”. The three-part series explores the history, transformation and future of human rights in Minnesota. The first episode, “Our Rights: Justice for All” provides an in-depth history of MDHR over the past 50 years. The next episode, “Our Rights: Raising the Stakes” examines the transformation of Affirmative Action to Diversity and Inclusion. Lastly, “Our Rights: Building on the Promise” addresses the future of human rights and explores the role of MDHR in building a better future for all Minnesotans.

Our Rights: Justice for all is a series based on Minnesota's efforts to establish and protect the human rights for everyone. Included are landmark advances in employment rights, access to housing, same sex marriage and other advances that promote justice and inclusion while challenging discrimination.

Air dates:

Episode 1 – Justice for All

All Minnesotans have the right to equality, human dignity, fairness and non-discrimination - but those rights are constantly challenged.

Date

Time

Channel

July 2nd, 2017 (Sunday)

1 a.m.

TPT MN

July 2nd, 2017 (Sunday)

7 a.m.

TPT MN

July 2nd, 2017 (Sunday)

1 p.m.

TPT MN

July 9th, 2017 (Sunday)

12 p.m.

TPT LIFE

 

Episode 2—Raising the Stakes

When a state can set diversity goals for hiring workers that reflect the local community, it can create surprising benefits for everyone involved. As a result, Minnesota has become a national leader in workforce equity.

Date

Time

Channel

July 30th, 2017 (Sunday)

7 p.m.

TPT MN

August 6th, 2017 (Sunday)

1 a.m.

TPT MN

August 6th, 2017 (Sunday)

7 a.m.

TPT MN

August 6th, 2017 (Sunday)

1 p.m.

TPT MN

August 20th, 2017 (Sunday)

12 p.m.

TPT LIFE

 

Episode 3 – Building on the Promise

Minnesota leaders discuss the work needed to end racial, gender, age and disability-based discrimination, and the need to ensure that all citizens have equal protections and equal access to housing, job and educational opportunities.

Date

Time

Channel

August 27th, 2017 (Sunday)

7 p.m.

TPT MN

September 3rd, 2017 (Sunday)

1 a.m.

TPT MN

September 3rd, 2017 (Sunday)

7 a.m.

TPT MN

September 3rd, 2017 (Sunday)

1 p.m.

TPT MN


This series is also available online at TPT website.

Episode 1: Our Rights 101 – Justice for All

 

For more information, please visit Twin Cities PBS(TPT) or email info.mdhr@state.mn.us / call 651.539.1100

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