The Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative offers information on its education initiative, the need for this work ,and current initiatives under way to assist in bridging the gap between educational outcomes between Aboriginal Peoples and Non-Aboriginal Peoples. These initiatives include the Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program, Accounting Mentorship Program, We Stand Together Campaign, Model Schools Project, and Promising Practices in Aboriginal Education website.
The Social Action Project: Canadian Aboriginal Children's Rights provides links to lesson plans designed for grade six students. The aim of these lesson plans is for the students to gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by Aboriginal Children and to learn of ways to promote social justice for others. This website also provides many other resources for bringing social justice and concerns of environmental sustainability into the classroom and inspire student to become engaged citizens.
The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children provides news releases, a resource guide, as well as shares reports and educational resources on the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Coalition's website also includes access to an annual child-rights analysis of the federal budget and encourages the participation of children/youth in their reporting process.
The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights provides facilitation resources sorted by elementary, junior high, high school, and community based on the themes of disabilities, environment, gender, peacebuilding, citizenship, and Indigenous topics. It also provides a facilitation guide to assist teachers in establishing a safe environment and respectful approach where all members of the group can contribute. The search engine located on the site additionally allows for specific topics to be narrowed down.
This is a poster by Unicef Canada illustrating The Convention on the Rights of the Child in child friendly language.
Unicef Canada produced this information pamphlet on the rights and responsibilities of the child under the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child in child friendly language.
Many Hands, One Dream is an initiative by the Canadian Paediatric Society to holistically improve the health of Aboriginal children, youth, and families across Canada. The society advocates for Jordan's Principle and provides steps that community members can take to assist in creating this change for Aboriginal families.
The Canadian Children's Book Centre offers a list of suggested Canadian texts for children and youth to become informed and inspired about issues pertaining to human rights.
The Landon Pearson Resource Centre for the Study of Childhood and Children's Rights website provides many links to resources of Children's status within Canada over the years including the Child Rights Academic Network, The Canadian Journal of Children's Rights/ Revue canadienne des droits des enfants, the Shaking the Movers Collaborative Consultations with Children and Youth, and other links to organizations which can provide additional information. Additionally an overview is provided of the UN's Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The website of the Society for Children and Youth of BC is a place to share your ideas and resources on children's rights. It provides links to resources such as multimedia, assessments, information guides, workshop materials, reports and research. It also, offers suggestions of five simple things that you can do to assist in upholding children's rights based on your role within your community.