STFers in Action: Season Finale

As the academic year is ending, STFers wrap up busy season engaging their peers in this year’s Celebrating 75 Years of Human Rights Action Plan. Continue reading to see what STFers are doing to educate their campuses.

STFers survey their peers to understand how much the campus community knows and cares about human rights. Photo by Gabbi McArtor

Declaring Our Human Rights

On  April 23, 2024, Santa Monica STFers hosted the Declaring Our Human Rights tent event. Together, they got 240 peers to sign a petition to protect asylum seekers and 100 students to take the human rights education survey.

Students at Santa Monica HS engage in the #StudentsNotProducts mini-simulation in one of the Declaring Our Human Rights tents. Photo by Gabbi McArtor

Human Rights and the Climate Crisis

April 19-29, 2024: STFers from Corona Del Mar, New Roads, Sierra Canyon and Woodside HS spread climate awareness on their campus by pushing schools to transition to 100% renewable energy, pledging for environmental sustainability, hosting various competitions and educating peers with an experiential tent event.

STFers from Sierra Canyon educate their peers from grades 8-12 by hosting the Human Rights and the Climate Crisis tent event. Photo by Emily Steidl

Woodside STFers hosted a week of climate awareness with each day featuring a different activity. STFers worked with another environmental club on campus to organize this weeklong event.
Photo by Mia Farber

Human Rights on the Southern Border

April 24-26, 2024: STFers collect more petition signatures to fight deadly deterrence policies. Thacher STFers will be sending their petition signatures by mail to Congresswoman Julia Brownley, while Animo Venice will be joining Da Vinci, New Roads, Santa Monica and Wildwood HS in hand-delivering petitions to Congressman Ted Lieu at the end of the month.

STFers at Animo Venice Charter High School presented The Real Death Valley film to five freshman classes, totaling over 100 students. Photo by Anushka Malhotra

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