Idealist connects people, organizations and resources to help build a world in which all people can live free and dignified lives. It envisions a world in which every person who wants to help another has the ability to do so and in which no opportunities for action or collaboration are missed or wasted. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology or religious creed and is guided by the common desire of its members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect. For more information please visit the Idealist website.




The Human Rights Resource Center is an integral part of the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center and works in partnership with the UMN Human Rights Library to create and distribute Human Rights Education resources via electronic print and media and to train activists, professionals and students as human rights educators. The Center also works to build advocacy networks that encourage effective practices in human rights education and to support the World Programme for Human Rights Education. For more information please visit the Human Rights Resource Center website