Human Rights – Program Breakdown
- #EverydayHumanity Youth explore everyday moments in which they exercise their human rights and connect their own stories to the daily lived experiences of people across the world.
- #EverydayIdentity Youth examine marginalized identities to explore how factors of equity, equality, and justice affect an individual’s unique experience of human rights
- #EverydayGlobalGoals Youth explore the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the UN and, through story sharing, investigate the importance of a Sustainable Development Goal of their choice.
- #EverydayAction Youth design action plans for supporting human rights individually, locally, and globally.
- Examine the human rights you practice daily
- Understand the concept of human rights and the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights;
- Explore global human rights violations
- Reflect on the ways that marginalized people are denied human rights
- Understand the differences between equality, equity, and justice
- Explore how communities fight for justice
- Consider the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and their relationship to human rights.
- Understand the differences between equality, equity, and justice.
- Explore the interconnectivity of the UN’s SDGs.
- Students will explore and design action plans for supporting human rights individually, locally, and globally.
- Video content
- Learning checks
- Audio narration
- Youth narration
- Story Share assignments
- Global repository of stories
This course aligns to:
- United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
- English Language Arts Standards
- Asia Society Global Competencies
- 21st Century Skills
- Casel’s Social Emotional Learning
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS
|CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.6-8.6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.|
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.3: Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.3: Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.11-12.7: Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
ASIA SOCIETY GLOBAL COMPETENCIES
|Investigate the world|
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving|
Creativity and Innovation
Flexibility and Adaptability
Initiative and Self-Direction
Productivity and Accountability
Leadership and Responsibility
CASEL SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Responsible Decision Making
UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
|Goal 1: No poverty|
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Goal 10: Reduced Inequality
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals