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Teaching Human Rights Fellowship: Applications are open for Cohort 2 / The Human Projects

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 1, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2020
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OUR MISSION - The Human Projects is a global youth run nonprofit empowering young leaders to solve human rights issues in their own communities.

WHO WE ARE - We develop and implement programs that empower young people to solve human rights issues in their communities. We also provide educational materials to classrooms around the world.

WHAT WE BELIEVE - We believe in supporting solutions led by young people living in the communities they serve

The 2nd Cohort of Teaching Human Rights Fellows is now open for the leaders in human rights education in their communities.

Fellows bring together groups of community members to learn about and discuss human rights.

1. 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;
2. 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.
3. Join and actively participate in the Teaching Human Rights Fellowship Facebook Group.
4. Complete the Teaching Human Rights Fellows Information Form;
5. Complete all required weekly check ins;
6. Actively participate in scheduled fellow activities such as networking meetings;
7. Develop a basic program plan - Complete the mid-program check in survey and post-program reporting form;
8. Provide images and/or stories from the program;
9. Regularly check email and reply to communication from the Human Projects Team within 48 hours.

BENEFITS - Teaching Human Rights Fellows will:
a) be publicly recognized for their work on the Human Projects website;
b) have opportunities to network with current and past fellows;
c) have opportunities to share about their experience with human rights via blog posts, social media takeovers, and social media features;
d) have access to all Human Projects educational and community organizing materials;
e) be provided with a virtual certificate of recognition upon successful completion of the fellowship responsibilities.

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Teaching Human Rights Fellows are leaders in human rights education in their communities.

Fellows bring together groups of community members to learn about and discuss human rights.

ELIGIBILITY - Open to individuals from around the world. - Applicants should have interest in human rights.

COST - This fellowship is provided free of cost to participants and does not require any travel to participate.

APPLICANT NOTIFICATIONS - Decisions will be released by mid August.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 01
Jul 01

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network

Jill Langhus
Jul 03
Jul 03

Thanks, Ana!