Four Trumansburg High School students asked to research issues related to domestic abuse, exploring how stigmatizing victims often leads to their isolation and helplessness. In addition to presenting at the UN and Cornell Law School, they an hour-long live interview on Ute Ritz-Deutch’s Human Rights and Social Justice radio program on WRFI.
Organized by the Cornell International Studies Summer Institute, this two-day workshop held at Syracuse University provided 30 New York teachers with information and resources about disruptions and challenges faced by refugees, both globally and in Central NY. Participants were provided models for developing informed action projects, then provided individual guidance to help them design programs applicable to their classrooms and communities.
Teachers from the Republic of Georgia participated in a week of workshops designed to help them introduce Human Rights concepts into their curricula. They were accompanied by students, who were introduced to key Human Rights documents and practiced strategies for becoming active, informed citizens in their classrooms and communities. The event was organized by Global Education Motivators, and held in Philadelphia.