For children 6– 11 years old
Is your kiddo ready to travel the world and learn about different cultures? If so, then this is the event for them. Come and join guides on an adventure where we explore cultures from around the world! Children will enjoy crafts, sports, games, and outdoor play while exploring culture, music, arts, language, food, and other activities from around the world. They will take something home from a new country! It is sure to be loads of fun! Your friends will all want to join you on this adventure. Call to reserve your child’s spot now. 208-292-2359. Register Here
1 pm – 4 pm
For preteens and teens 11-14 years old
Teens learn how to be agents of change in society. Daily presentations about local, national, and international topics provide inspiration for young adults to be advocates in their community. Call to reserve your pre-teen a spot. 208-292-2359. Register Here
June 17-21, July 15-19, and August 5-9 from 1-4 p.m.
$125 per week, art supplies and snacks included
Great for ages 7-12!
Each world traveler on our snack and paint cultural expedition will get to enjoy a variety of music from different countries as they learn about new cultures and do their daily painting on a 16×20 canvas using acrylic paints. Weather permitting, there will also be outdoor fun and games! At the end of each week there will be an art exhibition for friends and family to view and take home the travelers’ masterpieces. Make sure your traveler dresses for the messes! The first week will be Asian countries, the second week will be North American countries, and the final week will be European countries.
Register for your passport for this event on HREI’s EventBrite!
Spring 2020 Human Rights Teen Symposium
Our Target population for this symposium is middle and high school youth, and young adults in Kootenai County and the surrounding region. While collaborating with school districts and Human Rights Task Forces in the region’s communities, there has been an overwhelming, universal request for a youth symposium that will expand the potential for youth and young adults to actively participate in activities promoting human rights and have their voices on human rights and diversity issues heard.
The Program has three primary goals: Develop students’ understanding of the complexities of history, empower students to be leaders in their communities who support human rights and genocide prevention, and to provide examples of past and current role models who have made a difference in their communities and the world. Since ignorance is the main cause of hate, we expect students will become more compassionate human beings and develop and share more meaningful relationships on school campuses and in the world around them.
Local students will be acknowledged for their exemplary projects developed at the Teen Symposium promoting a uniting for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion against bullying.
See our program guide for Hispanic Heritage month activities for all ages. Multicultural music, activities and crafts are being planned. Stay tuned for more information.
Unity Day Concert
Together against bullying — united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about safe and supportive schools and communities make your color ORANGE on Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can come together – in schools, communities, and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
Local artists will share musical performances.
See program guide for Native American Heritage month activities for all ages. Multicultural music, activities and crafts are being planned. Stay tuned for more information.
Holidays Around the World Winter Multicultural Camp
We would like to invite the North Idaho community to the 4th Annual Diversity Symposium at North Idaho College on Tuesday, April 16