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PEACE & JUSTICE

A fair world lays the foundations for peace.

SIDEBAR :: Teaching Respect
by Sarah Kuck
Imagine a school that takes a human-rights based approach to education. Loring Nicollet Alternative School (LNAS) in Minneapolis does just that.
SIDEBAR :: Humanity for the Crossing
by Catherine Bailey
Some provide water, others education and advocacy. Individuals in border states are making human rights real.
The Defenders :: Marian Wright Edelman
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
The Defenders :: Sister Helen Prejean
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
The Defenders :: Sister Dianna Ortiz
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
The Defenders :: Bobby Muller
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
The Defenders :: Fauziya Kassindja
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
The Defenders The Defenders
A selection from Eddie Adams' celebrated photographs of the lives of an extraordinary group of courageous individuals worldwide: the 'defenders' of human rights.
Poetry excerpt :: 'A Brave and Startling Truth' Poetry excerpt :: 'A Brave and Startling Truth'
by Maya Angelou
An excerpt from Maya Angelou's poem 'A Brave and Startling Truth.'
Rights at the Crossroads Rights at the Crossroads
by Doug Pibel
YES! Magazine managing editor Doug Pibel introduces the Spring 2007 issue, 'Is the U.S. Ready for Human Rights?'
Is the U.S. Ready for Human Rights? :: Discussion     Guide Is the U.S. Ready for Human Rights? :: Discussion Guide
by Catherine Bailey, Sarah Kuck
Think about the rights we have as human beings. How did they come to be agreed upon? How does the U.S. measure up in meeting those rights?
A User's Guide to Taking a Stand: Resource Guide A User's Guide to Taking a Stand: Resource Guide
These resources offer ways you can get involved with “Human Rights”. Consider your rights. Understand them. Appreciate their meaning. Then help others learn to do the same.
Listening to Iraqi Voices
by Lisa Farino, Dal LaMagna
How can Iraq find peace? Entrepreneur and activist Dal LaMagna traveled with Code Pink to neutral ground in Jordan to find out what the Iraqi people think.
Theme Guide :: Human Rights
The United States prides itself on being the land of freedom and opportunity; the country that shows the way to rights for all. But our troubled history and troubled present reveals a different story: YES! asks where do we stand on human rights?
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - unabridged
The unabridged text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted in 1948: the first, comprehensive, internationally approved statement of rights.
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