In this lesson, students search for the root causes of violence that support or detract from peace.Learn More
Speak Truth To Power
Inspired by Kerry Kennedy’s book and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Speak Truth to Power is a human rights education program that combines storytelling and interactive learning to provide the next generation with the concrete knowledge they will need to create change and advance human rights.
Lessons from Srebrenica with Emir Suljagić and Sevde Güleryüz
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The lesson uses circle and experiential techniques to put students in the shoes, stories, and emotional state of a person with a psychosocial disability.Learn More
We explore Robert F. Kennedy’s legacy of urban economic justice through the work of Bedford-Stuyvesant Youth In Action and Rami Nashashib.Learn More
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Virtual Field Trip
"Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World"
"Speak Truth To Power: Voices Beyond the Dark"
Master Class Series
Hear from human rights defenders in their own words and engage with accompanying core curriculum-aligned activities.
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Speak Up, Sing Out! Music Contest
Speak Truth to Power Video Contest
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Access to technology is a necessary linchpin to level the educational playing field, especially in a time of online learning.Learn More
Teaching the next generation about our country’s successes and shameful shortcomings is vital if we’re ever to learn from our past.Learn More
Our partnership with Bangor High School incorporates human rights education into the school’s practices and culture to create an inclusive, dignity-driven learning environment.Learn More
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