ACTIVITY 3: Actors, Artists, Storytellers, and Poets
Overview: Participants create presentations on human rights issues.
Time: At least 1 hour.
Materials: Art supplies.
Each small group selects a human rights issue and creates a presentation that examines it through art, storytelling, poetry, or acting. Each presentation should include the following components:
a) A challenging question;
b) Some form of artistic expression;
c) Different community levels (e.g., local, national, global);
d) Action ideas;
e) Whole group participation.
Source: Kristi Rudelius-Palmer and Joy DesMarais, workshop for the National Youth Leadership Council summer camp, June 1997.