Become a Member of HRE USA

Who makes up HRE USA?

HRE USA is a coalition of hundreds of members across the country, and we continue to grow daily. We are academics, activists, parents, educators, students, unions, policy makers, social scientists, software engineers, professors, artists, and non-profit organizations united with a common mission: promoting human dignity, justice, and peace by cultivating an expansive, vibrant base of support for human rights education (HRE) within the United States.

There are two ways to join the HRE USA community: as an individual or as an organization. Learn more about the benefits of each:

Individual Membership Benefits

As a member of HRE USA, you will become part of a growing human rights education movement in the USA and be able to:

  • HRE USA Resource Pack: Receive a free set of 10 UDHR booklets and a UDHR poster of your choice through our online shop.
  • HRE USA Events: Receive free or discounted access to HRE USE signature events.
  • HRE USA Resources: Receive a 20% discount on all items in the HRE USA online shop.
  • HRE USA Newsletter and Blog: Be the first to be informed of upcoming events, developments in the field, new HRE resources, and advocacy and employment opportunities through our monthly newsletter. Follow news and updates via HRE USA Blog.
  • Networking: Connect with HRE USA members around the country through our members only LinkedIn group, and  HRE USA Discussion Forum. Join us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Support: Receive specialized support for human rights education initiatives in your schoolsuniversity, and community through our professional HRE experts.
  • Elections: Participate in the election of steering committee members and nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the steering committee.
  • Advocate: Influence HRE USA’s policy, advocacy, outreach and development activities by joining an HRE USA committee, joining a local HRE USA chapter or creating a working group based on your human rights education interests and goals

Individual Membership Rates:

Membership Type Membership Rate
Student/Reduced Rate$25
Professional/Standard Rate$40

If you are not able to contribute at this time but would still like to become a member, please email

Organizational Membership

HRE USA Organizational memberships are a vital part of HRE USA’s mission to create an expansive base of support for HRE within the United States.  HRE USA collaborates with our organizational partners throughout the year to lift up their work, partner on HRE-related projects, and find ways to support our mutual goals of human dignity, justice, and peace.

The benefits of being an HRE USA Organizational Member include benefits to the organization, the leadership of your organization, and the employees of your organization:


  • Name & logo included on HRE USA website and in organizational directory
  • Spotlight feature on your organization in HRE USA e-newsletter
  • Promotion of your organization’s news, updates, and fundraisers on HRE USA social media and e- newsletter
  • Recognition in promotional materials, including Annual Report and website

Networking & Professional Development

  • Invitation and access to HRE USA Leadership Roundtables and Webinars
  • Opportunity to host/present webinars to entire network
  • Invitation to exclusive Member-only networking events
  • Receive HRE USA e-newsletter
  • Collaborate on HRE-related projects and advocacy opportunities.

Employee Engagement & Recruitment

  • All employees have access to individual membership
  • All employees receive free or discounted access to HRE USE signature events
  • All employees receive a 20% discount on all items in the HRE USA online shop
  • Recruit talent directly from HRE USA members via targeted dissemination of your organization’s open positions

Organizational Membership Rates:

Annual Budget of Organization Membership Rate
$100,000 – $199,999$150
$200,000 – $399,999$225
$400,00 – 699,000$300
$700,000 – 999,999$375
$1 million +$450

If you are not able to contribute at this time but would still like to become a member, please email