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5th Anniversary Gala: The Future of Human Rights in Canada


This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Since opening in 2014, the Museum has built a national and international dialogue about the importance of human rights, and become a place where we can better understand who we are as Canadians and where we want to go together. To celebrate, … Continue reading 5th Anniversary Gala: The Future of Human Rights in Canada

Empowering students to take action for human rights


My name is Omar and I’m lucky to be alive. And not just alive: right now, life is good. I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba with my parents, my four brothers, and my sister. I run a small painting business, I’m finishing high school, and I’m thinking about going to university or college. But a few … Continue reading Empowering students to take action for human rights

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!

Drive FORE the Stars 2016


(version français à suivre) $25,000 raised to support Canadian Museum for Human Rights! Thank you to all of our generous sponsors, participants and volunteers who made the 9th annual Drive FORE the Stars a success. With your help, the event brought in $25,000. This will go a long way towards supporting the Museum’s important efforts … Continue reading Drive FORE the Stars 2016