- Convention on the Rights of the Child – “a volunteer-driven network of academics, attorneys, child and human rights advocates, educators, members of religious and faith-based communities, physicians, representatives from non-governmental organizations, students, and other concerned citizens, dedicated to the ratification and implementation of this extraordinary human rights treaty that our country helped to create.”
- Growing Up Boulder Information Page – A “child-and-youth-friendly city” initiative that began in the spring of 2009 as a partnership among the University of Colorado, the City of Boulder, the Boulder Valley School District, former State Senator Dorothy Rupert, local nonprofits and businesses, and middle- and high-school youth.
- Growing Up Boulder Wiki: Boulder Youth Bill of Rights Project –
Along with World Forum organizers, Pam Boulton and Ellen Hall facilitated three sessions at World Forum 2011:
- UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: What Difference Has it Made? Stories from Around the World
- Children’s Rights
- Rights of Children — Building Community: Conversations Surrounding Children’s Rights.
For information on these presentations, contact us.
Books and Articles
Seen and Heard – Children’s Rights in Early Childhood Education by Ellen Lynn Hall and Jennifer Kofkin Rudkin – “Using examples from a Reggio-inspired school with children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years, the authors emphasize the importance of children’s rights and our responsibility as adults to hear their voices. Seen and Heard summarizes research and theory pertaining to young children’s rights in the United States, and offers strategies educators can use to ensure the inclusion of children’s perspectives in everyday decisions.”