Realizing the Human Right to Belong

Here’s how we can build on the century-old legacy of global human rights to solve the modern crisis of social isolation.

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948. Credit: The National Archives (US)

It’s a vehicle for enshrining the value of connection: to people, to place, to purpose, and to power.

Ultimately, cultural change must inspire action. It has to inform individuals’ moral calculus.

Founder, Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness. Fierce believer in the right to belong.

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