CT Human Rights and Youth Action Summit 2016

2016 Theme: The Human Right to Education

Monday, December 19, 2016
8:00am – 3:00pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Please join us for the first (of many!) Connecticut Human Rights in Action Youth Summit!  At this gathering, we will confirm our commitment as a community to uphold the rights of every human being,  to educate ourselves and others as to the crucial issues we face today, and to move toward active, participatory, and sustainable change.  We are extremely proud and excited to begin this journey with you!

On this site, you will find all the important summit information, including an outline of the conference objectives and schedule, crucial student project information, research guidelines and suggestions, project submission rules, tips & suggestions, teacher resources, and an outline of all the dates and deadlines that are a part of this process.


The CT Human Rights and Youth Action Summit is organized by committed social studies and human rights educator from around the state with the support of:



The Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
The Neag School of Education
The Connecticut State Department of Education
The Connecticut Human Rights Partnership