Human Rights Education Workshops

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The Dodd Center offers a variety of professional development opportunities for pre- and in-service educators interested in human rights curricula, pedagogies, and methods.


2019-2020

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Centering Youth Voices in Human Rights Education and Advocacy
With the approaching 30th anniversary of the landmark international Convention on the Rights of the Child, we invite educators and community leaders to join us for a day-long workshop focused on creating opportunities for youth leadership and voice in classrooms and community-based organizations.

Partner: UConn ECE & Educational Leadership

October 16, 2019
Human Rights through Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Developing our Social Scientists
Join us for a teacher workshop on that will introduce participants to an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to build student empathy and civic skills.


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March 14, 2019
Teaching Genocide with Film

Partner: Symposium on International Justice

 

November 12, 2018
Starting Conversations: Using Children’s Literature to Teach Human Rights

Partner: Middletown Library Service Center

 

Sept. 24, 2018
Principles and Practices of Taking Action

Partner: UConn ECE & Educational Leadership

 

Aug. 13, 2018
Holocaust and Genocide Education and Awareness Workshop

Partner: CT Department of Education & Voices of Hope

 

July 29 – August 3, 2018
UPSTANDER ACADEMY: Using Human Rights Education to Encourage Upstanders

Partner: Upstander Project


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2017-2018

July 29 – August 3, 2018
UPSTANDER ACADEMY: Using Human Rights Education to Encourage Upstanders

Partner: Upstander Project


Upstander Academy 2017 Presentation

2016-2017

July 30 – August 4, 2017
UPSTANDER ACADEMY: Using Human Rights Education to Encourage Upstanders

Partner: Upstander Project

 

 


Workshop Round

2015-2016

August 1-5, 2016
UPSTANDER ACADEMY: Intellectual Humility in Public Discourse Summer Institute
Partner: Upstander Project

 

May 5, 2016
2016 TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Partner: UNESCO Chair and Institute of Comparative Human Rights


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2014-2015

May 15, 2015
2015 TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 
Partner: UNESCO Chair and Institute of Comparative Human Rights

April 10 & 11, 2015 (UConn Storrs)
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER HUMAN RIGHTS CURRICULUM
Partner: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

October 17 & 18, 2014 (UConn Stamford)
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER HUMAN RIGHTS CURRICULUM
Partner: Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights


2013-2014 

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2014 TEACHING THE HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Partner: UNESCO Chair and Institute of Comparative Human Rights

 

May 3, 2014
USING VIDEO TO PROTECT AND UNDERSTAND HUMAN RIGHTS
Partner: WITNESS

March 7-8, 2014
SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER HUMAN RIGHTS CURRICULUM
Partner: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights