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The Human Rights Screening Series returns July 19th!

A young mother of four yearns to escape the unending hardships of a remote Cuban fishing village in search of a false and potentially fatal American Dream. Join us for the second instalment of The Human Rights Screening Series with the Canadian Premiere of Kim Hopkins' Voices of the Sea.


Sign up for the iAM program!

The iAM program returns in the summer with an eight-week intensive photography workshop series beginning July 10th. This is the perfect opportunity to grow your photography skills while being mentored by some of our city's top artists. Entry to the program is free and is limited to the first fifteen (15) participants who sign up. Must be between the ages of 12-25 and a resident of Toronto. Registration closes July 1, 2018.  


Submit your film to the 2018 Human Rights Film Festival!

JAYU's 7th annual Human Rights Film Festival returns from December 7-10, 2018 at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and we're currently looking for captivating films that share some of our world's most important stories. Submit today!


Why art?

We love art and its undeniable ability to facilitate important discussions. Art is a form of expression and no matter where you’re from, which language you speak, your age, orientation or educational level, art has the ability to breakdown barriers and share our human rights stories with everyone. 

Check out the short film to learn more about our work.


Your contribution will help empower more youth through the arts in 2018.