The Flowers Fund

A fund created in honor of Nancy Flowers to continue her legacy of innovation and mentorship in human rights education

A fundraising campaign for HRE USA
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 The Flowers Fund was created in honor of Nancy Flowers to continue her legacy of innovation and mentorship in human rights education.


Nancy Flowers is a writer and consultant for human rights education. She has worked to develop Amnesty International’s education program and is a founding member of Human Rights Educators USA, a national human rights education network. As a consultant to governments, nongovernmental organizations, and UN agencies, she has helped establish national and international networks of educators, develop materials, and train activists and professionals in many countries. She is the author and editor of articles and books on human rights education, most recently Towards a Just Society: The Personal Journeys of Human Rights Educators (Minnesota, 2016); Human Rights. YES! Action and Advocacy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2nd Edition, Minnesota, 2013), Acting for Indigenous Rights: Theatre to Change the World (Minnesota, 2013); and Local Action/ Global Change: A Handbook on Women’s Human Rights (2nd edition, Paradigm Press, 2008). She lives in Palo Alto, California.


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About the Organization

Human Rights Educators USA is a national network that strives to promote human dignity, justice, and peace by cultivating an expansive, vibrant base of support for Human Rights Education (HRE) in the United States.

Founded in 2011, we provide an innovative forum for HRE practitioners and supporters to learn, network, and exchange professional expertise and better serve our growing HRE community. HRE USA operates on a very lean budget. Your tax-deductible donation of any size will help us continue to advocate for and further develop programming that supports human rights education across the United States.