CMHR Educator-in-Residence Report: The 180

Dear friend, There are few moments as powerful as watching a young person put everything they’ve got into making the world a better place. As a teacher, I’ve spent my whole career pursuing those moments, trying to empower students to use what they learn in the classroom to make an impact in their community. Graham … Continue reading CMHR Educator-in-Residence Report: The 180

She has the right to discover the world for herself!

Dear friend, Every parent knows the feeling of watching their child’s face light up with excitement when they learn something new. But it’s a different experience when your child is hearing and vision impaired. My wonderful 14-year-old daughter Madison was born premature, with vision loss and profound hearing loss. She loves to learn – smart, … Continue reading She has the right to discover the world for herself!

2018 Year End Giving Deadlines

Thank you for planning to make a donation to the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights! Please keep in mind the following deadlines: If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send us an email at info@friendsofcmhr.com or give us a call at 204-289-2002 or toll-free at 1-866-828-9209.

It only takes one person to start a change!

Dear Friend, My human rights story started when I was a high school senior. In 2013, in southern Georgia, we still had a segregated prom: one for the white students and one for everyone else.  I felt I needed to take a stand and change this segregation. So, along with classmates, we formed a committee … Continue reading It only takes one person to start a change!