Educational Resources

We’ll be updating this page soon based on the Feedback Forms we received at the November 5th meeting! Thanks for your patience.

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Idaho Human Rights Education Center, www.idaho-humanrights.org

The mission of the Idaho Human Rights Education Center in Boise is to “promote respect for human dignity and diversity through education and to foster individual responsibility to work for justice and peace.” The Center achieves this mission through educational programs with teachers and students, community leadership, and advocacy in human rights. Among other services, the Center offers: A comprehensive K-12 “Scope & Sequence” of human rights classroom lessons authored by Idaho teachers (the only one of its kind in the nation); An annual five-day human rights summer institute and two-day fall workshop for Idaho teachers; Human rights/diversity training for educator, student, business and nonprofit groups each year; And an annual statewide human rights art contest for K-12 students with classroom posters and lessons featuring the grand prize winning entries.

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Human Rights Education Institute, www.hrei.org

The mission of HREI in Coeur d’Alene, ID is to “celebrate diversity and promote human rights by educating, raising awareness and inspiring transformation in our community.” HREI provides cultural education, raising awareness of critical human rights issues and honoring differences while working toward common goals. Their programs and community development strategies are a global model for meaningful change through human rights education. Visit their website or their facebook page for details on their programs.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights, available from the United Nations website

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