Category Archives: Youth

Welcome New Youth Advisory Council Members

| | Posted in news, Youth

Manitobans for Human Rights are excited to announce our new Youth Advisory Council members! As of our last meeting on July 30th, 2018, we have initiated new members to run our youth advisory council. Our new co-secretary(s) are Izabel Meza and Mily Bahilo, two talented young woman interested in gaining experience in the human rights […]

Canada – We Need To Talk

Please watch this excellent short video (on YouTube) reminding us in Canada that we have some significant issues to address when it comes to youth poverty. Some notable faces give us startling reminders to talk about: One of out five children in Canada lives in poverty One of the highest teen suicide rates Access to to […]

New Zealand child-welfare program hailed

| | Posted in Indigenous, news, Youth

Local Indigenous leaders honour Maori delegation for sharing family reunification program [Winnipeg Free Press, March 27, 2018 by Alexandra Paul, Photo by Phil Hossack – Read article online] Manitoba Indigenous leaders led a traditional ceremony Monday to thank a visiting Maori delegation for the gift of a traditional model of child welfare to reunite fractured […]

Luncheon: Youth Advisory Committee

December 10, 2017 Manitobans for human rights Youth Advisory Committee 2nd annual luncheon, in commemoration of International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2017 Our second annual luncheon’s will be centered around homelessness featuring a film and local speakers who are working the front lines in downtown Winnipeg. There will be short introductions, and a panel […]

Indigenous Girl Nominated for Peace Prize

| | Posted in Environment, Indigenous, news, Youth

Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protection. At just 13 years old, Peltier is now a nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize. This news item is from Global Citizen. […]

Youth advisory invitation

| | Posted in events, news, Youth

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017 Manitobans for Human Rights youth advisory invites your organization to submit a youth representative to join our committee. We are currently planning projects and activities to create a presentation that will be shown at our youth luncheon on December 10th, 2017. The event will be a potluck. Everyone is invited to […]