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UN Declaration on Human Rights

Human Rights , by: Irene Koo

This two-part lesson plan provides a general history of human rights, as well as an introduction to contemporary human rights issues. The themes of this lesson plan are human rights, social justice, a...more

Human Rights Day , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer commemorates Human Rights Day (December 10th), which marks the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This prayer is in English and Spanish. Copyright © 2016, Educ...more

Human Rights Toolbox

This collection of revised resources celebrates Human Rights Day on December 10th.              Activity: CST, the UN, and Human Rights Timeline Activity: Creating...more

Building a Global Community: Promoting and Protecting the Human Dignity of the World's Citizens , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service commemorates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) put forth by the United Nations on December 10, 1948. Copyright © 2015, Education for Justice, a project of Center of...more

Litany: Human Rights Day , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This litany calls to mind the human rights violations happening in our world today with the mantra: “Redeemer of humanity, God-with-us, in your mercy, hear our prayer.” Copyright © 2015-2016, Edu...more

Prayer for The Remembrance of The Holocaust

This prayer invites us to focus on the sorrow and pain of the adults and children "who walked into the fire." We ask that our remembering be a prayer for their souls and a prayer for peace.  Copy...more

Universal Children’s Day: Hidden Horrors of War , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service invites us to join in solidarity with children all around the world who are victims of regional conflict. Copyright © 2014-2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Conc...more

Shining a Light: Threats to Human Rights of Women

The reality of violence against women is overwhelming, but as we celebrate Human Rights Day, there are signs of new hope. ...more

Eleanor Roosevelt: A champion of human rights and dignity

Eleanor Roosevelt played a key role in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. As we celebrate its 65th anniversary, explore her legacy in promoting the values of human dignity and solidarity that ...more

Human Rights Day and the UDHR

Human Rights Day is Dec. 10. This presentation explores the depth and breadth of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as we celebrate its 65th anniversary. Links to videos and music deepen the le...more
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