Applications are open for the Teaching Human Rights Fellowship 2021. The Teaching Human Rights Fellowship is open to young leaders in human rights education in their communities. Fellows bring together groups of community members to learn about and discuss human rights. The Teaching Human Rights Fellowship is a program of the Human Projects.
The Human Projects is a global youth run nonprofit empowering young leaders to solve human rights issues in their own communities and providing human rights education to individuals around the world. They develop and implement programs that empower young people to solve human rights issues in their communities. They also provide educational materials to classrooms around the world.
Teaching Human Rights Fellows will:
- be publicly recognized for their work on the Human Projects website.
- have opportunities to network with current and past fellows.
- have opportunities to share about their experience with human rights via blog posts, social media takeovers, and social media features.
- have access to all Human Projects educational and community organizing materials.
- be provided with a virtual certificate of recognition upon successful completion of the fellowship responsibilities.
- Open to individuals from around the world.
- Applicants should have interest in human rights.
- Applicants must be able to attend the Welcome Meeting (on June 6 at 4pm GMT), Certificate Distribution (September 19 at 4pm GMT), and all other fellowship activities.
- Applicants may miss one scheduled fellowship activity. This activity may not be the Welcome Meeting or Certificate Distribution. Failure to attend Welcome Meeting, Certificate Distribution, and/or 2 fellowship activities will result in removal from the fellowship.
- Fellows must complete all fellowship responsibilities listed on the Program Calendar (Fellow Information Form, Introduction Post, Program Planning, Bi-Weekly Check Ins, etc.) by the deadlines listed on the calendar to successfully complete the fellowship. Failure to complete these responsibilities may result in removal from the fellowship.
Fellows are expected to:
- Organize one or more human rights education and discussion sessions with at least 10 total participants. These sessions can be held in person or remotely.
- Follow all local, national, and international regulations related to the COVID-19 pandemic and take all possible precautions to ensure your safety and the safety of participants.
- Join and actively participate in the Teaching Human Rights Fellowship Facebook Group.
- Complete the Teaching Human Rights Fellows Information Form.
- Complete all required weekly check ins.
- Actively participate in scheduled fellow activities such as networking meetings.
- Develop a basic program plan.
- Complete the mid-program check in survey and post-program reporting form.
- Provide images and/or stories from the program.
- Regularly check email and reply to communication from the Human Projects Team within 48 hours.