The Marilyn Shuler Human Rights Initiative was inspired and generously funded through a bequest and a challenge left to Boise State by
the longtime human rights activist. Through this initiative, Shuler, who died in February, is still having an impact on students and the community.
The initiative offers human rights education and teaches smart advocacy skills on campus. Sponsored by the School of Public Service and led by history professor Jill Gill, it eventually will include an academic certificate in human rights issues and advocacy, as well as offer events open to all.
“She unified, transformed, mobilized and inspired individuals, while working to make society’s systems more just. What an exciting opportunity we have to help support the next wave of change agents dedicated to that good work,” said Gill.