Human Rights Day 2018

On Human Rights Day, we will stand up for human rights and critically address the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ gap of inclusion of Indigenous People and its relevance to Indigenous people, Canadians and newcomers.

Please note: This movie introduces the discussion of Canadian Residential Schools which in part includes harms against children, sexual abuse of children, secrets, and shame. While this is done gently and not in a graphic nature, it will be difficult to watch, and may not be recommended for residential school survivors who have not done their healing work.

Details

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018
Time: Doors open at 5:15 PM, event 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Place: New Calgary Central Library, 802 3 Street Southeast | Calgary, AB T2G 0E7 | Canada
Free to attend, Refreshments first come, first served

Get tickets: https://hrd2018yyc.eventbrite.ca

Panelists

TBA

Agenda

Doors open at 5:15 PM
Panel discussion starts at 5:30 PM
Followed by film screening, Indian Horse, 6:30 PM
Q&A will run approx. from 8:10 PM – 8:3o PM (time permitting)

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70

Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being — regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. (more…)



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