Video and Multimedia
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Audio 4.1: Searching for Deported Parents in Guatemala, While Children Wait in the US
Description: An All Things Considered report describes how a Guatemalan human rights lawyer from Justice in Motion is working with the American Civil Liberties Union to reunite children with parents in Guatemala. The story highlights how the advocacy work requires navigating the complexities of social, economic, and political structures that perpetuate the ongoing separation of children and their families.
Web 4.1: Children's Defense Fund
Description: The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for children through public policy and community organizing at the federal, state, and community levels across the United States. CDF has a long-standing history of advocating for all children and especially for children who live in poverty, children of color, and children with disabilities. This website outlines policy statements and guidance for engaging in advocacy efforts.
Web 4.2: The Advocates for Human Rights
Description: The Advocates for Human Rights is a nonprofit education that provides training and guidance on advocacy for human rights for a variety of international issues, including but not limited to asylum seekers, human trafficking, immigration, and LGBTQ. The website provides a free downloadable training manual and other resources that promote a participatory approach in co-creating trainings that advance social justice using a human rights approach.
Video 4.1: Disability Advocacy 101
Description: Published by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit, this training video features advocates who partner with consumers to advocate for issues related to their disabilities. The training describes a strengths-based, empowerment approach to advocacy.