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What will you do to stand up for someone's rights today, in honor of Human Rights Day 2016? Read more about what you can do to make a difference!

Read more about Stand Up for Someone's Rights Today: Human Rights Day 2016


This blog, honoring the anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt's death in 1962, explores the life and legacy of this unique First Lady and tries to answer the question - how do we help our students become more like her?

Read more about Elements of Eleanor: Living Like the First Lady


Critical literacy is more than reading and writing: it is reading, writing, and viewing our world through an investigative lens. Read on to find out why teaching critical literacy to children is so important.

Read more about Critical Literacy in Early Elementary Classrooms


For Women's History Month, the THGC would like to encourage our blog readers to reflect on the stories of a few of the many women who have resisted against genocide.

Read more about Resisting Evil: Women Upstanders in the Genocides


Today marks the 71st anniversary of the arrest of Raoul Wallenberg. For some, his name may not be well-known, but for thousands of Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust, he meant the difference between life and death.

Read more about January 17: The Arrest of Raoul Wallenberg