Learning Experience 5: Social Justice – II

Learning Goal: Connecting human rights and social justice.




• Icebreakers for the Classroom
• Recap on Social Justice
• Post the following quote: “Determining the meaning of human rights at any point in history has been a social process that engages political, legal, and social actors.” (Human Rights in Canada: A History, p.13)
• Discuss in circle the following question: In your experience, how do human rights and social justice connect?


• Present the workshop below produced by the Ontario Justice Education Network on Human Rights
• Students will work together on case studies with the worksheets provided
Steps to Justice: Human Rights Law


• Are there a set of core rights that we can all agree upon?