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Water Colour Painiting of a Lake

About Evoke

EVOKE is a national, online, multi-disciplinary art contest for human rights expression offered by TakingITGlobal, in partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The initiative incorporates artistic expression and online tools and resources to engage youth from all across Canada and to provide them with a platform for human rights dialogue.

About TIG

TakingITGlobal (TIG) is an international organization led by youth and empowered by technology. Often described as a "social network for social good," the award winning is an online community that connects young people all over the world to find inspiration, access information on a diverse range of issues, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. The site is available in twelve languages and offers a diverse set of tools and resources, including blogs, wikis, discussion boards, podcasts, an online gallery, a member-driven e-zine, guides to action and more.

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About CMHR

Located in Winnipeg, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights Canada's first national museum in 42 years, with a mission to enhance the understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others and to encourage reflection and dialogue.

The Museum is envisioned as a national and international destination - a centre of learning where Canadians and people from around the world can engage in discussion and commit to taking action against hate and oppression.

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.

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