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    Posted 11-19-2021 11:12:00 AM
    Hello Colleagues and Friends, 

    We're excited to see you at the NCSS Virtual Conference! 

    Consider attending some of these fantastic, powerful sessions this weekend as you participate in the conference. This is not an exhaustive list, there are many more wonderful sessions to attend too!

    Hope to see you there!

    1) Civics and Human Rights Education – Reconciling Global and Domestic Expectations
    International Assembly at NCSS- Friday November 19th @ 2:45

    Presenter: Rosemary Blanchard

    2) About, For, Through Human Rights: RFK in Secondary Classrooms

    Saturday November 20th @ 12:15 pm

    Explore the pedagogy of Human Rights Education through the Speak Truth to Power toolkit; learn how to engage students in the curricular content and develop the skills of activism.

    Presenter: Chris Buckley

    3) View from the Seats: Student-Testimonials on HRE In Social Studies

    Saturday November 20th @ 3:15 pm

    Hear directly from students about the profound impact of Human Rights Education in and out of the classroom. Learn how HRE inspires students to make impactful progress in their communities.

    Presenter: CT Human Rights Youth Council 
    4) Human Rights Education Community Session: 
     Voices of Change: Youth-Solidarity For Human Rights and Social Justice
    Saturday November 20th @ 4:30 pm

    Hear from a diverse panel of youth activist scholars sharing their personal experiences and insights on the power of human rights education and youth centered activism in promoting change.

    5) Water is a Human Right: Indigenous and Human Rights Lenses

    Saturday November 20th @ 4:30 pm

    Connect to water through Indigenous and human rights lenses. Analyze water issues facing youth, adults, and the natural world today, including mining and pipelines, through storytelling and dialogue. Receive human rights education tools and lessons for integrating water as a human right into the classroom through community engaged learning. The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and a new Water Rights toolkit ground this learning experience.

    Jake Skrzypiec
    Social Studies Teacher
    Manchester Public Schools
    Manchester CT