Rights & Responsibility

The following resources and links may be helpful in your deepening your organization’s practice related to protecting and promoting people’s rights: 

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – https://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CRPD/Pages/ConventionRightsPersonsWithDisabilities.aspx

Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms – https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/how-rights-protected/guide-canadian-charter-rights-freedoms.html

Easy Read Version of UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Canadian Human Rights Act – http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/h-6/

I Have Rights Canadian Version

Manitoba Vulnerable Persons Act – https://www.gov.mb.ca/fs/pwd/what_is_vpa.html

Sample Rights Protection & Promotion Policy Statement

Sample Rights Audit

Making an Ethical Decision – Santa Clara University – Markkula Center for Applied Ethics – https://www.scu.edu/media/ethics-center/resources/making.pdf

Capstone Newsletter – December, 2019 – The Council on Quality and Leadership – https://c-q-l.org/resource-library/resource-library/all-resources/when-it-comes-to-rights-in-someones-home-ask-how–not-if

Community Living Toronto website has a number of great resources on Rights – https://connectability.ca/2014/11/06/rights/

ARCH Disability Law Centre’s resource on advancing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is available here: Advancing the UN CRPD (opens in a new window)

Rights Curriculum from Minnesota – https://mn.gov/mnddc/bill-of-rights/index.html