Right Livelihood International Conference: Celebrating 10 Years

Join us April 23-27, 2024 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UCSC Right Livelihood Center, inaugurate our new role as Global Secretariat of the Right Livelihood College network, and launch a set of faculty-Laureate research clusters and an international student network.


Learn more about the conference and register for events at:



Conference Highlights

We’ll be joined by two Right Livelihood Laureates for the week:

  • 2023 Kenyan Laureate Phyllis Omido, “the Erin Brockovich of East Africa"
  • 1998 Chilean Laureate Juan Pablo Orrego, popular singer and environmental activist

Phyllis and Juan Pablo will be keynote speakers at our two largest events:

  • Wednesday, April 24th at the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus
  • Thursday, April 25th at UCSC Cultural Center at Merrill


Events for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Students from the Right Livelihood Club are hosting a weeklong student-led convergence with youth representatives from five delegates from the Global Campus of Human Rights and eight delegates from the Right Livelihood Colleges in Chile, Argentina, Nigeria, India, Thailand, Sweden, Germany, and Switzerland. The convergence will be the launch of an ongoing RLC student network. 


Events are free and open to the public.

Questions? Contact rightlivelihood@ucsc.edu

Tuesday, April 23

More dates through April 27, 2024

UCSC and Silicon Valley Campuses

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