Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
For National Poetry Month, introduce students to spoken word poetry and explore its power to give voice to issues that impact our communities.
As the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights approaches, take the opportunity to teach students about the ideals stipulated in the UDHR and to evaluate its successes and shortcomings.
Provide students with context for understanding China’s ongoing persecution of the Uighur Muslims and encourage them to consider the experiences of this religious minority group targeted with discriminatory policies and incarceration.
1899: Representatives of 26 nations met for the International Peace Conference where they drafted the Convention with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land, one of the first formal statements of international laws related to war and war crimes.