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Youth for Human Rights

Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is an independent non-profit corporation headquartered in Los Angeles, with the purpose of educating people in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights so they become valuable advocates for tolerance and peace.

YHRI has partnered with the America's Schools Program to promote Human Rights among our K-12 students. YHRI works with human rights advocates, legislators, teachers, police and humanitarians to encourage young people to learn and champion human rights.

The 30 Award Winning Videos
YHRI has released a series of 30 audiovisual public service announcements, one for each of the articles of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first of these messages, released in late 2005, have been screened to more than 130 million people. Click here to view the videos.

YHRI also publishes the UNITED Human Rights Handbook, providing educators and leaders with a practical tool with which to teach human rights to the young. Click here to read more about the curriculum and how it is being championed throughout the country.

Major League Soccer - Strategic Partner
ASP has introduced this the Human Rights Awareness campaign to the Major League Soccer. The Human Rights videos are being broadcast during MLS games on network television and on the stadium screens. Click here to see the joint website:

Nevada: Nevada PTA, Clark County School District, and Legislators lead
Youth For Human Rights has been introduced as part of the America's Schools Program in Nevada. The videos were showcased at the Nevada State PTA conference in April 2007.

Dr. Shirley Thornton (ASP) with Dennis Mo (Nevada PTA President), Robin Munier (Past PTA President) and Mary Shuttleworth of YHRI at the Nevada State PTA Conference


With many chapters throughout the world, there are many opportunities for you to support this vital campaign to educate youth about Human Rights. To learn more about Youth for Human Rights International, please visit our website at or email us at

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