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HRE Web Portal
Welcome to the HRE Web Portal, a teacher-student resource for Human Rights Education (HRE). The goal of HRE is to ensure that students know their human rights and to enhance their experience of history/social studies through a human rights lens.

The Portal provides access to a vast collection of carefully selected human rights curriculum, action projects, opportunities for service-learning, and professional development materials, forming the backbone of a comprehensive program of human rights education for students of all levels.

We have also created an Educator's Journey guide to walk you through our process for lesson planning using this Portal and its many resources.

Curriculum in the Portal is organized by topic, grade-level, asset type, keywords, CA History-Social Studies Framework and Content Standards. The Directory can be easily searched, filtered and sorted, making it easy for educators to select materials that are relevant and appropriate for their students. Take a quick tour!
Featured Resources
HRE Curriculum Directory Shortcuts (click to navigate)
Total Resources: 1136
Categories: ActivityGeneral CurriculumHand-outLesson PlanPresentationPrimary DocumentSubject OverviewTake-home Materials
School Subjects:
Arts Drama Economics
Ethnic Studies Geography Government
History/Social Studies Literature/Language Arts Math
Science & Technology Service Learning U.S. History
Topics:
Bullying Children Childrens Rights
Civil & Political Rights Death Penalty Discrimination
Diversity Economic, Social & Cultural Rights Education
Environment Food Freedom of Association
Freedom of Expression Gender Genocide
Health Housing Human Rights
Human Rights Education Human Rights Lens Human Trafficking
Humanitarian Law Immigrant Rights Indigenous Peoples Rights
Justice System LGBTQIA Rights Migrant Rights
Persons with Disabilities Poverty Racism
Refugee Rights School Climate Social Justice
Torture United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Water Women & Girls Work
Sources:
Ad CouncilAegis Trust
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)American Public Media
Amnesty InternationalAnne Frank Museum
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)Anti-Slavery International
Australian Human Rights CommissionAustrian Ministry for Women's Affairs
Basel Action Network (BAN)Black Lives Matter
Business & Human Rights Resource CentreBuzzFeed
CBS NewsCenter for the Study of Political Graphics
Channel 4 News (UK)CNN
Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST)Council of Europe
Cultural SurvivalDeath Penalty Information Center
DenshoDoctors Without Borders (MSF)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.EIP (Schools as an Instrument of Peace)
End Water Poverty (EWP)Eric Muller
European Coalition for Corporate JusticeEuropean Court of Human Rights
European Training & Research Centre for Human Rights & Democracy (ETC Graz)Extreme Dialogue
Facing History & OurselvesFairfax County Public Schools
Foundation for the Memory of the ShoahFoundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Free the SlavesGay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Global Nomads GroupGoogle
Government of Manitoba (Canada) Department of EducationGreenpeace
Heart Mountain Wyoming FoundationHuman Rights Campaign
Human Rights Educators Associates (HREA)Human Rights Educators USA
Human Rights FirstHuman Rights Watch
Human Security NetworkHumanity United
Institute for Humane EducationInternational Committee of the Red Cross
International Labor Organization (ILO)International Organization for Migration (IOM)
International Women's Rights Action Watch (IWRAW)Justice Project of Kansas City
KCETKigali Genocide Memorial
Lean InLiz Manne Strategy
Molly CrabappleNational Education Association
National Human Trafficking HotlineNational Immigration Law Center
Not In Our TownOrganization for Security & Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Organization of American States (OAS)OXFAM
Partners Against HatePeople's Movement for Human Rights Learning
PolarisProPublica
Public Broadcasting System (PBS)Revolve Impact
RightsInfoRobert F. Kennedy Human Rights
Rooted in RightsSmithsonian Education
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
Teaching ToleranceTED
The Advocates for Human RightsThe American Anti-Slavery Society
The Danish Institute for Human RightsThe Education Trust - West
The Equal Justice InitiativeThe International Institute for Holocaust Research
The Library of CongressThe Los Angeles Times
The New York TimesThe Obama White House
The Royal SocietyThe Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
TIMEUCLA Asian American Studies Center
UN Department of Economic & Social AffairsUN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
UN Office of the High Commissioner for RefugeesUN Women
UNAIDSUNESCO
UNICEFUnited Nations TV (UNTV)
United We DreamUniversity for Peace
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUniversity of Pennsylvania Special Collections Library
Unknown / AnonymousUS Department of Education
US Environmental Protection AgencyUS Holocaust Memorial Museum
US National Park ServiceUS Office of War Information
US War Relocation AuthorityUSC School of Social Work
USC Shoah FoundationVICE
World Health Organization (WHO)Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center