Part V: Planning Presentations for Human Rights Education


A Principles for Human Rights Presentations
B. Encouraging Human Rights Education in Your Community
C. Sample Timelines, Checklists, and Evaluation Forms
D. Workshop Models for Human Rights Education

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense it's the other way around. Human rights invented America.

President Jimmy Carter
Farewell Address, January 1981


Many of the suggestions offered here are applicable to any kind of presentation. However, because the goal of a human rights education is not only to inform but also to transform, it presents some particular challenges.

In this section the term seminar refers to a course of several days and the term workshop to a course of one day or less. Participants designates those taking the course, and facilitator designates the course leader, who is also a co-learner but has responsibility for organizing and focusing the learning.