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25th Anniversary Children’s Rights Camp

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Twenty-five years ago, the world made a promise to all its children. When leaders adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child on November 20, 1989, they committed to do everything in their power to promote and protect children’s rights.

Great progress has been achieved since the Convention was adopted. However, looking back on 25 years of progress reminds us what is still left to do.

What is the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child Children’s Rights Camp?

The goal is to address the question, “Are children’s rights protected at home and around the world?” Each STF Chapter will create walk-through tents, representing local and international children’s rights issues that educate and compel students and visitors to take action. Some tents will have a specific action, but the overall goal of the camp is to urge President Obama and the United States to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

What issues will STF chapters focus on and present in the tents?

US Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

EMUS (End Military Use of Schools)

Juvenile Justice

Child Tobacco Farmworkers

Child Migrants

Right to Education

Children’s Rights Camp Resources and Materials

Setting Up the Children’s Rights Camp PowerPoint

Children’s Rights Camp FAQ

Sample Camp Development Timeline

STF Chapter Children’s Rights Camp Event Dates

November 11: STF reception at the HRW dinner camp event

November 21: Santa Monica High School camp

November 25: Wildwood School camp

December 9: New Roads School camp

January 20: Canyon High School camp

January 21: Palisades Charter High School camp

February 5: Sierra Canyon School camp

February 11: Oakwood School camp

February 12: Canyon library camp

February 19: New Hall library camp

February 26: Valencia library camp

February 27: Valencia High School camp and Crossroads Day of Service

March 5: Carson High School camp

March 6: Academy of the Canyons camp

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