Training As Action Series

Engage in dialogue regarding gun violence, youth action Indigenous rights, and much more!

Human Rights Educators USA’s annual Training as Action Series (TAAS) is a virtual training series focused on bridging personal and collective action on some of the most critical human rights issues of today. Come join us as we engage in dialogue regarding gun violence, youth action, Indigenous rights, and much more!

If your organization would like to support Training as Action Series (TAAS), your contribution of $100-1000 is welcome!! You can contribute through this donation Professional Development and Curriculum Portal: 
HRE USA – a project of CTA: 2022-23 HRE Professional Development (

We can invoice your institution, if needed, and answer any questions. Kaylee Bradford – – will be coordinating HRE USA recruitment and outreach efforts again this year. Please share your logo and brief organizational write-up with Kaylee if you are interested in co-sponsoring the upcoming TAAS.



Monday, 10/17/22 7pm–9pm ET: Action for Human Rights

During this workshop, participants will explore various tactics for human rights action. Paying particular attention to youth action for human rights, we will explore how to design a plan of action, the right to protest, and student walk-outs as human rights action. This interactive workshop will be facilitated by Ben Fleming and Kristina Eberbach. More information on this session

Monday, 10/24/22 7pm–9pm ET: Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights

This session will explore Indigenous Peoples’ and environmental rights as human rights. We will engage in activities addressing indigenous land rights, justice, and the effects of climate change for various communities. More information on this session

Saturday, 10/29/22 11am-1pm ET: Facilitating Difficult Conversations

During this session, you will workshop best practices and effective techniques for facilitation, conflict management, and inquiry-based questioning, focusing on current social issues being debated in society.

Monday, 11/7/22 7pm–9pm ET: Children’s Rights & Youth Activism

This session provides an overview of the United States children and youth rights initiatives and organizing around critical issues on Indigenous education, treaty ratification, Roe v. Wade, etc.

Monday, 11/14/22 7pm–9pm ET: Ending Gun Violence

This session will be facilitated by Amnesty International. We will explore the right to protest, while analyzing how human rights education can assist in ending gun violence. The session invites you to apply human rights education within their personal/professional contexts to create concrete impact.

Saturday, 11/19/22 11am–1pm ET: Incorporating Human Rights in the Classroom

During this session, we will workshop how to source human rights resources for your classroom and discuss meaningful ways to incorporate human rights into your lesson plans and learning activities. We will also be practicing developing/revising lessons plans to incorporate human rights within various subjects.

HRE USA is grateful for this year’s 2022 TAAS Co-Sponsors to make this series possible
Amnesty InternationalUWM   Lead the Way.  UHRI   ISHR.  Murray State University   The World As It Could Be: Human Rights Education Program logo, purple circle with text and blue hards reaching up.  GLI   University of Arizona   UCONN Human Rights Institute