Press

Articles about our program

Below you will find links to press coverage of our program and the how our participants are making a difference. 

2018

“These Summer Camps For Teens Teach Effective Social Activism” Teen Life, Emily Popek

” Museum Teacher Fellows Spotlight”— Capital Region Institute for Human Rights founder, Thea MacFawn, talks Holocaust and human rights education with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

2017

Students empowered to take on world’s social issues“, Liza Frenette, NYSUT United

2016

“Union backed human rights program inspires teens“, NYSUT United

“Stand Up for someone’s rights: Dec. 10 is Human Rights Day” Liza Frenette, NYSUT

“Students learning to soar with human rights” Liza Frenette, NYSUT

“Students to raise money for Uganda school” North Colonie Central School District

2015

“Students discuss international issues at local summit” CBS News Channel 6 video

At human rights summit, teens gear up to make change” Liza Frenette, NYSUT Communications

Spotlight – Human Rights Symposium-Spotlight News