Global Action for Social Justice
3-part webinar series
DATES: January 18, February 15, and TBD 2017
TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. EST
PDPs: 10 PDPs for participation in full series and completion of assignment
Our three-part webinar series will introduce educators to global issues unfolding on many continents. This year we explore social justice tools and approaches that include the United Nation’s Global Goals for Sustainable Development, the international effort to eliminate human trafficking, and the global campaign to establish access to sports and play as a human right. Scholar experts will join the conversation to provide context for the issues. Classroom resources will also be shared. Participants may register for one, two or all three sessions but PDPs are only provided for participation in all three. Open to all K-12 educators.
Sports and the “Right to Play”: A Global Human Rights Issue
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Gender, disability, sexual identity, race and religion have each been used in various ways and places to exclude people from access to sports. Eli Wolff of Brown University will speak about sports and the “right to play” as a global human rights issue.
Teaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Led by a Primary Source staff member and K-12 teacher, this webinar provides an introduction to the key components and targets set by the international community to combat some of the world's greatest social, political, and environmental challenges and offers teaching strategies and resources to incorporate these 17 goals into the K-12 classroom.
March-April Date TBD
Hear from advocates, students and teachers involved in the 21st century “abolition” campaign to end all forms of coerced unfree labor and the traffic in human lives. Learn about the many avenues for informed action that are open to young people and the critical role that teachers can play in their classrooms and beyond.
Registration is free and open. Go tohttps://www.primarysource.org/our-services/course-registration-forms/16-online-seminars to sign up.