Tag Archive | University of San Francisco

Join Us for Human Rights Education: A Tool for the Empowerment and Dignity of All

Part of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights series, this program will address Article 26 of the UDHR: Right to Education and SDG #4: Quality Education Wednesday May 16, 2018 6-8pm San Francisco War Memorial Room #210 401 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED In partnership with UNA-USA San Francisco […]

Report from the 2017 Institute

Our 8th 3-day Institute in collaboration with the University of San Francisco took place August 1-3 at Balboa High School in San Francisco. Once again, we had an outstanding group of participants that included teachers and community leaders. The photos and videos on this page show their commitment to learning about the UDHR and thoughtfulness […]

Summer Institute 2017: Watch the Videos!

We’re pleased to share these videos of this year’s Culminating Presentation by participants in our Summer Institute, presented with the USF School of Education at Balboa High School in San Francisco, and of the discussions that followed.

Invitation to 2017 Summer Institute

Invitation to 2017 Summer Institute

Join us August 3 at Balboa High School for the Institute’s Culminating Presentation!      INVITATION FROM THE WORLD AS IT COULD BE IN COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Three-Day Institute to Experience The World As It Could Be Program Curriculum Tuesday-Thursday, August 1-3, 2017 at Balboa […]

Presentation: Three Decades of Human Rights Education

Presentation: Three Decades of Human Rights Education

The University of San Francisco MA in Human Rights Education Program and the HRE-USA Northern California Chapter recently held an event featuring HRE pioneers Nancy Flowers and Norma Tarrow in conversation. We’re happy to share the video and article about this event here: https://www.usfca.edu/news/three-decades-of-human-rights-education

Photos from the 2016 Institute

Photos by Pat Steacy of USF from the Insitute, showing how participants used the creative arts to express human rights concepts and issues: Photos by Natalia Anciso of the culminating ceremony, which addressed the issues 1. What does a human rights culture look like? 2. What does it mean to have the right to an […]

Harpreet Sangha: If I Could Tell the World About Human Rights

continuing a series During the culminating ceremony for our 2016 Summer Institute at Balboa High School, participants shared their thoughts on the subject “If I could tell the world about human rights…” Here, Harpreet Sangha shares her personal experience. If I could tell the world about Human Rights, I would begin with talking about discrimination, especially […]

Summer Institute 2016: Watch the Videos!

We just completed our 7th 3-day Institute in collaboration with the University of San Francisco School of Education at Balboa High School in San Francisco, and we’d like to share with you the Culminating Presentation that took place on Day 3 of the Institute. Here are videos of the introduction and presentation, and the Q […]

Teaching Human Rights Through the Arts at Balboa High School

Recipe for Room 300 Take 30 Articles. Add 29 students from five countries. Stir gently. Fold in equal parts reading, writing, listening, and speaking, and courage. While continuing to stir, add 1 cup each singing, movement, music, and art. Season with 1 tablespoon each gratitude, reflection, empathy, and action. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat […]

Join Us at Our Annual Summer Institute August 2-4 in SF!

Join Us at Our Annual Summer Institute August 2-4 in SF!

Come see the Institute Culminating Presentation August 4! INVITATION FROM THE WORLD AS IT COULD BE IN COLLABORATION WITH INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Three-Day Institute to Experience The World As It Could Be Program Curriculum Tuesday-Thursday, August 2-4, 2016 at Balboa High School in San Francisco For San […]