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The Lucy Parsons Popular Human Rights School has a two-leveled curriculum: 

  1. Level 1 certification in human rights reporting, monitoring and defense campaigning for activists and grassroots organizers, utilizing in-person or online formats, depending on conditions
  2. Level 2 certification in specialized areas of human rights reporting, monitoring and defense campaigning, utilizing in-person or online formats, depending on conditions

 

The Introduction to Human Rights and Popular Struggle (level 1) six-week course covers the following:

  • Introduction to the philosophical and historical roots of popular human rights theory
  • Introduction to the structural foundations of modern human rights violations
  • “Know your rights” workshops and an introduction to international human rights law
  • Training in identification of various types of human rights violations
  • Training in documentation of human rights violations, and
  • Exercises in human rights defense campaign strategizing

 

Enrollment application available soon

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