Do, Download, Donate: International Human Rights Day

 “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” — Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Today is the 74th International Human Rights Day. In keeping with this year’s theme, EQUALITY, Civic is sharing a set of resources that highlight the widespread need for human-centered advancement across the globe, and ways you can get involved.





  • Human Rights Day – Learn about the importance of Human Rights Day and how it connects to the larger Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Watch United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s message marking Human Rights Day 2021

  • Dig into previous Civic Do, Download, Donates: Look back at issues we supported this year related to human rights, like International Transgender Day of Visibility, Juneteenth, and National Disability Independence Day



  • Crisis Action – Crisis Action is a convenor, bringing key organizations together to fight big, systemic problems

  • Equal Justice Initiative – EJI is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the U.S., challenging racial and economic injustice, and protecting basic human rights

  • Support Aid Workers Mental Health –  The Headington Institute supports and strengthens the well-being and effectiveness of humanitarian responders worldwide