Wage theft, minority marginalization and access to government were a few of the many issues activists grappled with at Sunday’s Celebrate Human Rights! Conference. For the Human Rights Center of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, the event was a time to look at current issues and ways to move forward. “This is an event to educate,” assistant educator David Rigby said. “There’s a lot we could do and our community could do.” Panels highlighted problems in the community — like access to college and marriage rights — and identified ways for the Human Rights Center to help solve them. During the wage theft discussion, day laborer Beto Rodriguez said most employers are good people — although some employers don’t pay or threaten to do worse. Daily Tarheel – 03.19.2012

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