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Youth for Human Rights Petitions the Ontario Legislative Assembly To Require Human Rights Education Throughout the Province

TORONTO, Canada, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 30, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Despite Canada's public image as a human rights promoter," Nicole Crellin realized, "there were human rights violations hidden under the social veneer." That's why she took on being the director of United for Human Rights Canada. Crellin, who is featured in an episode of Voices for Humanity that premieres on the Scientology Network Wednesday, June 5, says, "As a teacher, I saw that human rights education was the only weapon that one could use to really raise awareness.

Institute Founder Credits Youth for Human Rights for the Vision That Informs Her Life’s Work

WASHINGTON, D.C., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the playgrounds of a ghetto neighborhood in Romania to the halls of the United Nations, Isabelle Vladoiu's journey has been driven by a single compelling force: the pursuit of justice and human dignity. But it was not until she took part a UN Summit organized by United for Human Rights that the underlying theme in her life's work crystallized. This experience ultimately led to her founding the U.S. Institute of Diplomacy and Human Rights, a top-rated nonprofit think tank.

Casting Off the Caste System and its Stigma: Empowering the Forgotten Indigenous People of India with Human Rights

ODISHA, India, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 25, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the 1880s, to call attention to the plight of the "untouchables" the famous Indian social activist Jyotirao Govindrao Phule coined a term to represent these people: "Dalit." United for Human Rights Odisha has taken on the challenge of restoring fair and equitable treatment to these and all people of India.

United for Human Rights Brings Its Cutting-Edge Program and Technology to the National School Boards Association Conference 2024

NEW ORLEANS, La., and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United for Human Rights brought its youth-friendly human rights program to NSBA24 - National School Boards Association (NSBA) Conference for 2024 in New Orleans April 6 to 8. The purpose of NSBA is "to ensure each student everywhere has access to excellent and equitable public education governed by high-performing school board leaders and supported by the community." So how does human rights education relate to this endeavor?

United for Human Rights: A Vibrant Addition to the Spirit and Dynamic of SXSW EDU Conference and Festival

AUSTIN, Texas, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 4, 2024, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SXSW EDU is an educator conference in Austin, Texas, "designed for the brightest minds in education to change the future of teaching and learning." United for Human Rights set up a booth at the conference, where human rights was a recurring topic in presentations, conferences and workshops. Educators, entrepreneurs, and members of civil society from across the U.S. around the globe visited the booth to learn about the program.

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