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12Dec

71st Anniversary of the UDHR

“The Reading” December 10 – Human Rights Day December 10 – Thousands of M-DCPS students learned and read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as Part of Human Rights Day. What a moment! We want to thank Mr. Alberto Carvalho Superintendent of Miami Dade County Public Schools; Mr. Robert Brazofsky, Executive Director, Department of Social Sciences; Ms. Judith Gelber, Teacher, IPreparatory Academy; Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations; International Solidarity for...

30Nov

“Walking the Camino in Spain, advocating for human rights” by Abel Folgar MDC FORUM. November 2019

The Camino de Santiago in Spain, also known as the Way of Saint James, has been a route for pilgrims seeking personal growth for centuries.Next spring, 12 students from Miami Dade College will embark on a transformative, nine day journey on the historic path, courtesy of a new program focusing in human rights.The group International Solidarity for Human Rights is underwriting the students’ travel expenses, fees and lodging. Miami business man and philanthropist Mike Fernandez...

15Nov

Human Rights Day “The Reading” December 10, 2019.

The Division of Academics, Department of Social Sciences (DOSS<http://socialsciences.dadeschools.net/>), in collaboration with International Solidarity for Human Rights (ISHR<http://ishrights.org/>) is sponsoring the first annual Human Rights Day- “The Reading” on December 10, 2019. Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10- the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948. Tuesday, December 10, 2019 marks the 71st anniversary of the UDHR. To promote District-wide recognition of...

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