Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Human rights Day -2007- Minnesota

24th Annual Human Rights Day conference gets underway on Friday, December 7, 2007 at Saint Paul RiverCentre, featuring a keynote address by Mike Farrell.

Human Rights Day Poster Contest Winners (2006)

All Minnesota students in grades kindergarten through senior high school were eligible to compete in the 2006 Human Rights Day Poster Contest. Contestants were asked to present in art form what they think the Human Rights Day theme quote from Eleanor Roosevelt means in our society today. Students competed in four grade level categories -- Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12 -- with judging based on clarity of message, originality, creativity, and neatness.

The contest was sponsored by a collaborative of Minnesota human rights organizations including the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, Advocating Change Together, Tolerance Minnesota, the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center, "This is My Home," and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.

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