70 years of human rights and counting ...

We're going to help you build that hope. 12/8/18

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we're celebrating the work of those who fight for all human rights—from women's rights to LGBTQ rights, and minority rights to environmental rights. These are stories of people going above and beyond to make an impact.

To learn more and join the movement, visit #StandUp4HumanRights.

Tagging Germany With Love

For the past three decades, Irmela Mensah-Schramm has made it her mission to eradicate hate in the world. Armed with a spray can, a scraper and a bottle of nail polish remover, the 71-year-old activist takes to the streets of Berlin to remove and cover up Nazi imagery and racist graffiti. 

The Film Camp Giving Disabled Talent a Chance to Shine

For those with disabilities, finding a place in the film industry can feel isolating. The dearth of opportunity for disabled talent inspired the Halby family to create Zeno Mountain Farm, a camp dedicated to finding and celebrating the talent in everyone. 

Protecting Our Oceans from Ghost Traps

At any given time, there are thought to be over 360,000 tons of loose fishing gear floating through our oceans. These disregarded pieces of debris are a danger to our aquatic ecosystems, trapping fish, turtles, birds and even whales. Kurt Lieber assembled the Ocean Defender Alliance, a group of volunteer divers cleaning California's coasts of ghost nets and traps.

Nigeria's First Female Car Mechanic Is Changing the World

Sandra Aguebor is the first female mechanic in Nigeria and the founder of the Lady Mechanic Initiative, an organization that teaches women from diverse backgrounds how to fix cars and become financially independent. In Aguebor's garage, you'll find tools to fix cars (and more).

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