Blog Posts & Published Newsletters on the Human Rights

Blog Posts & Published Newsletters on the Human Rights2019-04-10T14:06:11-07:00

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Strange Fruit: The Power of Poetry, Music, and Solidarity

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights lays out the interdependent and interconnected nature of our rights and responsibilities as human beings. Through art, we can follow how our lives connect across generations, cultures, and geographic locations.  The story behind the famous protest song, Strange Fruit, first performed and made [...]

Onward to 2021 and putting more human back into being

Subscribe to our Newsletter December 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues, Recent presentations by Loretta Ross have greatly inspired me to think more about what it means to be human in these challenging times, and where we can go from here.  In the first of the two presentations, [...]

Teaching Guide on the Right to Vote and Participate in One’s Government

The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program Teaching Guide On The Right To Vote And Participate In One’s Government As we approach the November 3, 2020 Presidential election, The World As It Could Be Human Rights Education Program (TWAICB) is pleased to [...]

Heeding John Lewis to Speak Up and Speak Out Right Now!

We must mobilize to help contain Covid-19 and insist that our leaders act responsibly. August 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We last communicated about where we could from here as we dealt with the initial shelter-in-place requirements to stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus. We now [...]

Where could we go from here?

A proverb for this time: If we don’t change direction we are likely to end up where we are headed. Dear Friends and Colleagues, On March 17th, I was among a few to receive an email from a dear friend and colleague, where she forwarded a message [...]

A Renewed Perspective on Being Human

Seeing human-ness in what we say and do Dear Friends and Colleagues, In our current Arroyo High School Rite of Passage class, the students have identified Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as the one they want to focus on for their Community [...]

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