09
FEB
2017

Wilberforce Trust

The Wilberforce Trust believes in Human Rights for everyone. Some groups still face discrimination and are less able to speak for themselves. Being a Human Rights City would help to open up the debate and challenge some of these beliefs and practices.
07
FEB
2017

Julia Callahan

I went to school in York to study human rights. I strongly believe every human life is of value. Because of the way the world is today, it is important that people stand up for what they believe in. Entire communities coming together for human rights sends an important and...
07
FEB
2017

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

William Nicholas Gomes

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

Mitchell Salter

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

Sophie Howard

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

We live in a largely affluent city, with excellent schools and services, yet we have children being raised in poverty, living in poor accommodation with poor standards of living. I pledge on their behalf.
07
FEB
2017

Stephanie Potter

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

Eric Hoddy

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

I’m pledging my support for human rights in York.
07
FEB
2017

Anne Parkinson

Protecting human rights is the sign of a civilized society and culture. Citizens of York should be proud to be first to stand up for what is right and true.
07
FEB
2017

Human rights matter because no matter what your history, religion, race, socio economic status – your story matters and the more we can learn from the experiences of others, the stronger we will become as a community.