Museum invites social sharing through video stories (Canadian Museum for Human Rights)

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) has accelerated the launch of a new online feature in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, inviting people to share their human rights stories by video.

Initially envisioned as a way to collect personal stories about contemporary human rights issues,
“Share Your Story” now creates an opportunity for people to connect and relay their experiences during the pandemic. Participants aged 18 and over are invited to record and upload short videos (up to two minutes) through their mobile phones, tablets or computers.

Questions posted on the website will prompt participants to share stories on themes related to the pandemic, which has changed the way people live all around the world. The first question asks: “What acts of kindness have lifted your spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic?”

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