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Human Rights Learning: Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.

 

Wilson High School students discuss their human rights learning projects as part of AFSC's D.C. Peace & Economic Justice Program.

 

Students address gun violence in D.C.

What motivates young people to take action on their beliefs? Human rights learning, and the DC Human Rights project in particular, might be an important piece of the puzzle.

On March 28, 2013—a National Day to Demand Action on Gun Violence—Andy Bloom and Diana Chicas, 17-year-old students from Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., came to City Hall to speak with Councilwoman Mary Cheh about gun violence.

AFSC's Human Rights Learning Project: a Step in a New Direction for a Human Rights City

By: Joan Gildemeister, D.C. Peace and Economic Justice Program Committee

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