Social Justice and Human Rights: Sharing Esther's Story

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Esther Krinitz’s story is an excellent springboard for students to start thinking about human rights, social justice and the various ways their knowledge, voice and actions can impact the lives of others. World War II was a catalyst for international human rights support as well as for the Civil Rights movement in the United States.  The following lessons and suggested activities can be incorporated into existing programs or can help your students start or get involved in something meaningful in your community.  

By learning about universal human rights, students will make connections between their rights and their responsibilities to uphold these rights.  They will have a better understanding about the underlying principles of freedom, equality, fairness and justice and how there is much still to be done around the world to make sure that stories like Esther’s don’t happen again.

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