Childrens Human Rights:

Implementing Practical Strategies in Minnesota


Strategic Planning Conference


November 8th and 9th


9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Earle Brown Center


University of Minnesota


St. Paul Campus


If Children are not given a voice, not given the opportunity to become involved, not challenged to be citizens of the world, they cannot develop to their full potential. 

Craig Kielberger, Free the Children



Joe Mettimano

Deputy Director           

Office of Public Policy and Advocacy

United States Committee for UNICEF

Professor john powell, J.D.

Executive Director

Institute on Race and Poverty

University of Minnesota Law School


Connie Overhue, MSW

Social Worker, Minneapolis Public Schools

Board Member, Partners in Human Rights Education

Gerison Lansdown

Director, Childrens Rights Office, UK

Associate Fellow

International Child Development Centre


Stuart Hart, Ph.D         


Office for the Study of the Psychological Rights of the Child

Indiana University-Purdue University


Martha Farrell Erickson, Ph.D

Director, Children, Youth and Family Consortium

University of Minnesota




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Organizing Committee:

Minnesota State Bar Association, Children and the Law Section

University of Minnesota Children, Youth, and Family Consortium

University of Minnesota Human Rights Center

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights




For further information, contact:  612-626-1212 or [email protected]





For more information, contact

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights,
310 Fourth Avenue South Suite1000
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1012.
Tel: 612-341-3302, Fax: 612-341-2971

E-mail: [email protected]