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About Us

As the nation's premier undergraduate human rights journal, the Yale Human Rights Journal is committed to furthering conversations about human rights around the world by lifting the voices of activists, organizations, and scholars as well as publishing investigative journalism, academic, and opinion pieces. 

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Our Mission

YHRJ aims to use Yale's platform and privilege to raise awareness about global human rights concerns. We also aim to be a model of what student activities should be, actively engaged in community service and a positive space for student mental health and exploring ones interests and passions with the help of a supportive network of fellow scholars. 

The Team


McKenna Christmas & Vishwa Pedgapeti 


Akio Ho

Creative Director

Sarah Laufenberg


Associate Editors

Maya Albold

Faisal Al Saud 

Amelia Lake

Razel Suansing

Megan Ruoro

Faith Evanson

Eda Aker 

Staff Writers

To be announced!

Online Team
Alex Nelson 
Chief Online Editor and Design Team Member
Grace Rangel 
Social Media Coordinator 

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