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Find information on the basics of human rights, its history, and the international mechanisms that protect our rights.
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Human Rights Education Resources
Success Stories- Elementary Schools

Learn about how elementary schools have incorporated human rights into their classrooms.

Success Stories- Middle Schools

Learn about how middle schools have incorporated human rights into their classrooms.

Success Stories- High Schools

Learn about how high schools have incorporated human rights into their classrooms.

Empowering Rights-Holders - St. Stephen's Human Services

St. Stephens Human Services helps give the homeless people of Minneapolis a voice at the state legislature.

Addressing Root Causes - The Coalition of Immokolee Workers

Addressing Root Causes
The Coalition of Immokolee Workers’ “Campaign for Fair Food” takes on big business to protect farmworkers from exploitation.

Working with Responsible Authorities - The Advocates for Human Rights

The Advocates for Human Rights partnered with Minnesota’s Human Trafficking Task Force to draft legislation that provides stronger tools for prosecution of sex trafficking.