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The Importance of Human Rights
Post

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Pride in Our Work and Those We Serve
Post

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

LGBTIQA+ Client Story: Willie
Post

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

LGBTIQA+ Partner Story: Khaleem Ali
Post

Monday, June 17, 2024

LGBTIQA+ Client Story: A.S.
Post

Friday, June 14, 2024

LGBTIQA+ Partner Story: House of Guramayle
Post

Monday, June 10, 2024

Celebrating International Women's Day!
Post

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

End solitary confinement in ICE detention
Post

Monday, March 4, 2024

Immigration Politics - The Advocast
Post

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

CSW Period Poverty Report
Post

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Getting Involved in Human Rights
Post

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

The Recipe for Hope: SPCS 2023 Visit
Post

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

URGENT: Take Action to Save Asylum
Action

Friday, December 8, 2023

Joint Statement on Asylum Negotiations
Post

Thursday, November 30, 2023

A+ Results
Post

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Making the Invisible Visible
Post

Monday, October 23, 2023

Test enhancements tab
Post

Monday, October 2, 2023

2023 Volunteer Awards: Amy Fiterman
Profile

Thursday, June 1, 2023

2023 Volunteer Awards: Brittany Knutson
Profile

Thursday, June 1, 2023

2023 Law Firm Pro Bono Awards: Faegre Drinker
Profile

Thursday, June 1, 2023

2023 Law Firm Pro Bono Awards: Fredrikson
Profile

Thursday, June 1, 2023

2023 Law Firm Pro Bono Awards: Lathrop
Profile

Thursday, June 1, 2023

The Advocates Celebrates Pride Month
Post

Thursday, June 1, 2023

UN Experts make historic visit to the Twin Cities
Press_Release

Monday, May 1, 2023

2018 - Gail Irish
Profile

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

1998 - Marlene Kayser
Profile

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

2011 - Bill Cameron
Profile

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Beyond the Headlines: Child Migrant Labor
Post

Friday, March 17, 2023

Take Action Against The Asylum Ban
Action

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Restore the Right to Vote in Minnesota
Post

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Celebrating 30 Years of WATCHing Minnesota Courts
Post

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Immigration Court Observation Project Turns Five
Post

Friday, December 16, 2022

What does six years mean to you?
Post

Monday, November 28, 2022

Period Poverty In Schools: The Radical Solution
Post

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

A Long and Far-From-Finished Journey
Post

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Dignity in Migration, Not Detention
Post

Monday, May 23, 2022

Reflection from Immigration Court
Post

Thursday, April 7, 2022

It's Past Time to #Welcome With Dignity
Action

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Supreme Court's Decision on MPP Leaves Asylum Seekers at Risk
Press_Release

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Minnesota Updates Sexual Assault Laws
Action

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Supporting Asylum Seekers Holistically
Profile

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Scott Smith: 2021 Volunteer Award Recipient
Profile

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The Advocates Supports the GRACE Act
Action

Thursday, March 25, 2021

7 Principles for Immigration Justice
Post

Monday, March 15, 2021

2021 Minnesota Legislative Priorities
Action

Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Advocates Supports the NO BAN Act
Action

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Human Rights at the State Capitol: Budgets
Post

Monday, February 8, 2021

The Advocates Supports the New Way Forward Act
Action

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Do Consular Notification Rights Matter?
Post

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Despite Supreme Court Ruling, #NoMuslimBanEver
Post

Thursday, October 1, 2020

In Memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)
Post

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Police Use of Force Laws: Minnesota Falls Short
Post

Friday, September 11, 2020

The New Price for Asylum
Post

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

This is No Ordinary Mother’s Day
Post

Friday, May 8, 2020

Remaining the North Star During A Pandemic
Action

Friday, May 8, 2020

Volunteers Fight The Fight; Families Reunite
Post

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Celebrating victories in an imperfect system
Post

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Advocates for Human Rights stands with Governor Tim Walz
Press_Release

Friday, December 13, 2019

Make every day Labor Day
Post

Monday, September 2, 2019

Asylum Under Attack
Post

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sometimes the Stars Align
Post

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

My Dad Is A “Buddhist Dictator”?
Post

Friday, August 9, 2019

New Asylum Bar Takes Effect
Post

Friday, July 19, 2019

Holding Abusive Employers Accountable
Post

Friday, June 28, 2019

Freedom
Post

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Using Theatre to Discuss Immigration with Children
Post

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Nevertheless, She Persisted
Post

Monday, September 11, 2017

This American Family
Profile

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Rape, Beatings Part of Woman's Persecution
Profile

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Publications

Human Rights Observer 2023, volume 35, issue 1
Newsletter

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Human Rights Coloring Sheet
Classroom Resource

Monday, August 28, 2023

Lesson Plan: All About Me! Grades K-2
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Lesson Plan: Musical Chairs Human Rights Essay. Grades 3-5
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Lesson Plan: Human Rights, Responsibility, and You. Grades 6-8
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Lesson Plan: The People Behind the Statistics. Grades 8-12
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Practice Advisory: Biden Asylum Ban
Tool or Factsheet

Monday, July 17, 2023

AHR Comment on Lawful Pathways NOPR
Report

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

WATCH Issue Brief: COVID-19 Focus
Report

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Afghan Adjustment Act: Take Action - Resource
Client Resource

Friday, December 16, 2022

Human Rights Observer, volume 34, issue 1 (2022)
Newsletter

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Seeking Release from Immigration Custody
Report

Monday, October 24, 2022

Understanding Immigration Bonds
Tool or Factsheet

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Human Rights Observer, volume 33, issue 1 (2021)
Newsletter

Monday, November 15, 2021

T Visa Regulations - The Advocates for Human Rights Comment
Amicus Brief

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Factsheet: How to Immigrate to the United States
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Factsheet: The Rights of Migrants
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Lesson Plan: Fleeing for Your Life. Grades 6-8
Classroom Resource

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Lesson Plan: Migrants in the Media. Grades 9-12
Classroom Resource

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Lesson Plan: Traveling Suitcases. Grades 3-5
Classroom Resource

Thursday, July 1, 2021

A View into Immigration Court
Report

Monday, February 1, 2021

Immigration Practice Deskbook
Manual

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Understanding Your Right to an Attorney in Immigration Court
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Entendiendo tu derecho a un abogado en la Corte de Inmigracion
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Addressing the demand side of sex trafficking
Report

Monday, April 2, 2018

Rights Sites News: Human Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors in Minnesota: For Teachers
Tool or Factsheet

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors in Minnesota: General Audience
Tool or Factsheet

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors in Minnesota: For Health Care Workers
Tool or Factsheet

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors in Minnesota: For Hotel Staff
Tool or Factsheet

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Labor Trafficking Self-Assessment Card
Tool or Factsheet

Monday, June 1, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors: Tips for Working with Survivors
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Sex Trafficking and Safe Harbors: Legal Definitions
Tool or Factsheet

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Rights Sites News: The Rights of the Child in the United States
Classroom Resource

Monday, December 1, 2014

Rights Sites News: Racial Discrimination in the U.S.
Classroom Resource

Monday, September 1, 2014

Factsheet: Human Trafficking in Minnesota
Tool or Factsheet

Monday, June 2, 2014

Factsheet: The Rights of the Child
Tool or Factsheet

Monday, February 3, 2014

Lesson Plan: Who Matters? Grade K-3
Classroom Resource

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Lesson Plan: Who is Responsible for Children’s Rights? Grades 8-12
Classroom Resource

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Rights Sites News: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the U.S.
Classroom Resource

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Rights Sites News: Social Emotional Learning
Classroom Resource

Monday, April 1, 2013

Lesson Plan: Water. Grades K-2
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Lesson Plan: You, Your Stuff, and the Environment
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Lesson Plan: What does Sovereignty Look Like?
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Factsheet: Death Penalty in the U.S.
Tool or Factsheet

Friday, June 1, 2012

Rights Sites News: The Rights of Refugees
Classroom Resource

Friday, June 1, 2012

Rights Sites News: The Right to Health
Classroom Resource

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Take Action the Death Penalty
Tool or Factsheet

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Rights Sites News: Service-Learning: Taking Action for Human Rights
Classroom Resource

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Rights Sites News: The Right to a Clean Environment
Classroom Resource

Friday, April 1, 2011

Factsheet: Right to Education
Tool or Factsheet

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Human Rights Toolkit
Tool or Factsheet

Monday, January 3, 2011

Factsheet: Immigration Detention and the Rights of Migrants
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Factsheet: Talking Immigration
Tool or Factsheet

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Rights Sites News: Freedom of Religion or Belief
Classroom Resource

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Rights Sites News: Bullying and Human Rights
Classroom Resource

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Rights Sites News: The Rights of Workers
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Volunteer Interpreter Training Manual
Manual

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Rights Sites News: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Classroom Resource

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Musical Chairs Human Rights Essay. Grades 3-5
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Challenge the Media Grades K-5
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Voices of Iraqi Refugees - Making a Connection
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Voices of Iraqi Refugees - Visualizing Iraq
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Beyond Pink and Blue: The Impact of Gender Stereotypes
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Challenge the Media Grades 5-8
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Barriers to Education within a U.S. High School
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Barriers to the Right to Food in the U.S.
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Equal Access to Health Care in the United States
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Barriers to the Right to Housing
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Challenge the Media Grades 9-12
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Understanding Modern-Day Slavery
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Lesson Plan: Voices of Iraqi Refugees - Iraqi Voices
Classroom Resource

Friday, January 1, 2010

Rights Sites News: Girls' Rights Edition
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Factsheet: Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Tool or Factsheet

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Rights Sites News: Steps to Becoming a Human Rights Educator
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Rights Sites News: The Arts Edition
Classroom Resource

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Rights Sites News: Human Rights Heroes Edition
Classroom Resource

Monday, September 1, 2008

Rights Sites News: Immigration Edition
Classroom Resource

Sunday, June 1, 2008

Rights Sites News: Child Soldiers Edition
Classroom Resource

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

The Impact of Minnesota's Felony Strangulation Law
Report

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

2006 WATCH Victim Impact Statement Study
Report

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Hennepin County Domestic Violence Court Report
Report

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

2004 WATCH Order for Protection (OFP) Report
Report

Friday, October 15, 2004

WATCH's Monitoring of Open CHIPS Cases
Report

Wednesday, May 23, 2001