JOIN THE HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT!
A growing segment of advocates and activists are turning to human rights to secure social, political, and economic objectives that they have sought for decades. Human rights help ensure more participatory and sustainable solutions to social justice issues, provide common standards against which to measure the shortcomings of domestic policies, reframe social justice issues as human rights violations, expand the circle of allies to the larger global human rights community, and enhance accountability beyond the U.S. justice or political systems.
Day 1: Thursday, May 3rd 9am - 4pm
International Human Rights
This session is a primer on human rights and the international human rights system and explores the connection between human rights and social justice work in the United States.
Strategies of a Human Rights Approach
This session sets out the main elements of a human rights approach. Four key strategies are explained in detail, as well as how these strategies affect social justice work.
Day 2: Friday, May 4th 9am - 4pm
Applying a Human Rights Approach
This session introduces a practical, step-by-step method for implementing the human rights strategies explained in Day 1. The session culminates in the creation of a concrete action plan for each participant.
For further information and questions, please contact Madeline Lohman at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-746-4696.
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