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Mar 03 2017

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STF Unites for Human Rights

March 3, 2017: As part of their Know Your Rights, Protect Our Rights campaign, STF chapters are hosting “Unity Day” events to demonstrate their solidarity for human rights. Inspired by the successful Women’s March in January, STFers hosted die-ins, human chains and art exhibits to call on their campus communities to stand up for human rights in the United States, especially for the protection of LGBT, immigration and women’s rights.

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Partnering with the on-campus DJ to sound an alarm signaling the start of their event, Academy of the Canyons STF first “died,” then asked more than 150 students to stand in solidarity for human rights.
Photo by Nancy Nazarian Medina

Archer School for Girls stand up for Unity Day. Photo by Katherine Linder

“Let me hear you if you support human rights!!!” Canyon STF asked of their human chain participants.
Photo by Nancy Nazarian Medina

Carson STF partnered with the Green Club and GSA to form a moving human chain. Photo by Tracy McKinney

New Roads School “died” for human rights. Photo by Kristin Ghazarians

The Da Vinci Communications STF Workshop presented LGBT and women’s rights issues at an all school assembly. Photo by Bri-Ann Hernandez

One of several human rights informational tables to Palisades Charter HS’s Unity Month kick off event.
Photo by Angelica Pereyra

After their die-in, Santa Monica HS students make noise for human rights. Photo by Kristin Ghazarians

Sierra Canyon School decorated their campus with Women’s March photos, a mother and child silhouette with immigration statistics and LGBT rainbow flags for visual emphaisis of the importance of protecting human rights. Photo by Maddie Large

Joined by the Humanitarian and Help for Refugees clubs, Valencia STF discussed which human rights violations are most prevalent. Photo by Nancy Nazarian Medina

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