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Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life

Jamie Nabozny: Bullying: Language, Literature and Life

LESSON GRADE LEVEL: 7–12 Human Rights Issue: Standard of Living, Education, Freedom from Persecution, Freedom from Discrimination Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 2: Freedom from Discrimination Article 3: Right To Life, Liberty, Personal Freedom Article 5: Freedom From Torture And Degrading Treatment Article 25: Right to an Adequate Standard of Living• Article 26: Right [...]

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Video contest encourages students to Speak Truth to Power

The Speak Truth to Power project will enter the video documentary world with a contest challenging middle and high school students in New York to create a film based on the experience of courageous human rights defenders around the world.

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Wangari Muta Maathai (1940-2011)

It is with great sadness that the family of Professor Wangari Maathai announces her passing away on 25th September, 2011, at the Nairobi Hospital, after a prolonged and bravely borne struggle with cancer.

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New lesson plan for Congressman John Lewis

New lesson plan for Congressman John Lewis

New to the STTP site this month is a lesson plan based on the work of Congressman John Lewis, who has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he described as “The Beloved Community” in America.

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John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism

New to the STTP site this month is a lesson plan based on the work of Congressman John Lewis, who has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he described as “The Beloved Community” in America.

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Kerry Kennedy honored for human rights advocacy (with video)

Kennedy received the Albert Shanker Award, NYSUT’s most prestigious award recognizing special contributions to public education.

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The Webcast: Video and Photos

The Webcast: Video and Photos

Did you miss it? Or just want to see it again? Archived video is now online. Photos, too!

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Coxsackie-Athens students moved by human rights webcast

Coxsackie-Athens students moved by human rights webcast

Students at Coxsackie-Athens High School in rural Greene County were particularly moved Friday – some near tears – when they saw video of a 16-year-old talk about her life as a migrant farm worker.

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Lucas Benitez arrives in New York for STTP live event

Lucas Benitez flew in to Westchester airport yesterday afternoon, bundled up for New York’s frigid weather and noting that it was, remarkably, 38 degrees in Florida: not enough to imperil the tomato crop but still unseasonably cold.

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Student leaders from Brentwood reach out to Haiti

Students from West Middle School in Long Island are doing what they can to make a difference for one of the most at-risk groups in Haiti: orphans.

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