Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20 to bring awareness of children's rights and to create a better world for children.
Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Lesson Plan for Universal Children's Day. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Watch the following films about children's rights activists.
"WE Charity carries the power of WE globally, empowering communities to lift themselves out of poverty through our holistic, sustainable international development model, Free The Children’s WE Villages."
Young Vivienne Harr was deeply affected by the story of children suffering from human trafficking. So she founded Make a Stand Lemon-aid to raise funds for organizations that fight child slavery.
These heroes, past and present, uplift the voices of their communities through action.
Emma González survived the Parkland High School shooting and successfully fought for improved gun legislation in Florida.
Vivienne Harr founded Make a Stand Lemon-aid to raise funds for organizations that fight child slavery.
Artists celebrate the activism and determination of children to lead society in the right direction.
Stories from the Christian Science Monitor
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Visit the MY HERO Calendar
Students: Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editors Deborah Neff and Abigail Richardson.
Organizer created on 11/17/2012 11:19:09 AM by Becky Miller
Last edited 10/29/2023 1:57:13 PM by Abigail Richardson