The Human Rights Handbook for First Nations is for people who work for First Nations governing bodies to understand and address human rights challenges in their communities. This handbook briefly summarizes which employers/service providers are likely to be regulated by the federal government. It also provides quick facts, media coverage, publications, a toolkit for developing community-based resolution processes, and a guide for understanding the Canadian Human Rights act in Cree, French, Inuktitut and Ojibwe.
This website offers showcases of community action initiatives from elementary, middle and high schools across Canada. It also provides information about Imagineaction initiatives that teachers and students can become involved in: Aboriginal twinning project, Canadian Defenders of Human Rights, Imagineaction Social Action Projects, Keep the Promise, and Poverty, What is It. Information is offered on community partnerships and a teacher account can be registered to track projects, share ideas, access expertise, and opportunities for professional development.
The Toolkit: Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination offers strategies that municipalities can undertake to prevent racism and create inclusive communities. It provides specific chapters relating to the work of Aboriginal Peoples and Non-Aboriginal Peoples together in creating partnerships for a brighter future, and a chapter on youth engagement. These chapters provide examples of municipal strategies/programs which have successfully engaged youth and Aboriginal Peoples in forming the future of the municipality.
The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights has created the Youth Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This guide discusses fundamental freedoms as well as democratic rights, mobility rights, legal rights and equality rights protected in the Charter. The guide also informs youth of how these rights and freedoms are enforced.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has published the booklet Children's Rights in the Canadian Legal System to inform adults wishing to advocate for children and youth about various aspects of children's rights recognized in Canada and cases that have been within the Canadian court system to defend these rights.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this poster for children and youth to illustrate that supporting the children's rights needs to occur in a holistic way. Children have rights and adults have responsibilities to ensure children are nurtured emotionally, socially, physically, and intellectually.
The Society for Children and Youth of BC has designed this fun Fortune Teller to engage youth in and children in discussions about their rights and responsibilities.