Student & Faculty Resources

Download the below resources to learn more about SAR's Student Advocacy Seminars and Legal Advocacy Clinics.

Student Advocacy Seminars
Student Advocacy Seminars offer faculty the chance to help students develop research and advocacy skills by investigating attacks on higher education communities, and conducting advocacy on behalf of scholars and students facing unjust restrictions, prosecution or imprisonment. Learn more about and build support

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The below list of potential course materials for Student Advocacy Seminars is drawn from past seminars. SAR welcomes additional recommendations at scholarsatrisk@nyu.edu. Academic Freedom Barton, Ashley and Adam Braver, eds. Jewher Ilham: A Uyghur’s Fight to Free Her Father. New

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Advocacy Guide: Creating a Successful Action Alert
Action alerts are a critical tool for public advocacy on behalf of threatened scholars. Use this guide to craft an effective appeal that motivates supporters and stakeholders to act. What is an action alert? An action alert is a written

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Legal Advocacy Clinics
Scholars at Risk’s legal clinics give students and faculty the opportunity to engage locally and internationally with practical and theoretical issues relating to academic freedom, responses to attacks on higher education, and related human rights issues. Learn more about and build support for

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Student Advocacy Seminar Goals and Timeline
In order for Student Advocacy Seminars to make the most impact, SAR proposes the attached goals, timeline and structure, while welcoming your adjustments as needed for your team. To learn more about SAR’s Student Advocacy Seminars, download our program summary and email Clare

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Successful Advocacy Strategies
Students working with SAR have proven immensely creative in their efforts to advocate on behalf of imprisoned scholars and promote academic freedom. From engaging social media campaigns and informative case portfolios, to campus events and meetings on Capitol Hill, faculty

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