Chad Griffin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Chad Griffin for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Griffin previously served as president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and was the leading strategist behind the lawsuit that originally overturned Proposition 8, which barred same-sex couples from marrying in the state.

Karen Korematsu | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Karen Korematsu for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Karen Korematsu, co-founder of the Fred Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights, which is named for her father who spent 40 years fighting his 1942 arrest for refusing to be incarcerated in the government’s WWII internment camps for Japanese Americans. Founded in 2009 on the 25th anniversary of the vacated conviction, the Korematsu Institute advances pan-ethnic civil rights and human rights through education.

Okello Sam | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Okello Sam for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Puplic Programs, sat down with Okello Sam, a former child soldier in Uganda, who purchased land in 1998 in an area safe from the country’s brutal civil war and started Hope North, a large rural campus for refugees, orphans and former soldiers. 15 years later, Hope North has evolved into an accredited secondary school with an international arts center, vocational training and a working farm.

Eric Peasah | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Eric Peasah for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Eric Peasah, founder of Right To Be Free (RTBF), a non-profit organization dedicated to freeing children and women who are victims of slavery, exploitation and other oppressive conditions. He has managed and led humanitarian and social services programs that focus on reducing poverty and improving the worth and dignity of children, women, the elderly, the vulnerable and others marginalized in society.

George Takei | Clinton School Presents

Interview with George Takei for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with award winning actor, George Takei. With a career spanning five decades, Takei is known around the world for his role in the Star Trek. Takei, a Japanese American who lived in two U.S. internment camps, including one in Rohwer, Ark., during World War II, is a community activist and outspoken supporter of human rights.

Greg Robinson | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Greg Robinson for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Clinton School student, Hillary Trudell, sat down with author Greg Robinson about his book “A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America” which studies the transnational history of the wartime confinement of people of Japanese ancestry.