A little bird told me (last in the series): Top 10 tweeps on immigrant, refugee children and youth

immigrantchildren.ca ends its top ten series with the Top 10 tweeps on issues specific to immigrant and refugee children and youth. Thanks to all for suggestions via DM, comments left here or by email to me directly.

  1. http://twitter.com/CRINwire ~ “CRIN is a global network coordinating and promoting information and action on child rights”. CRIN stands for Child Rights Information Network.
  2. http://twitter.com/UNICEF ~ “Founded in 1946, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the driving force that helps build a world where the rights of every child are realized”.
  3. http://twitter.com/Anniekidder The woman behind People for Education.
  4. http://twitter.com/supportKIND ~ “Protecting the rights of refugee and immigrant children in the United States”. But not just tweets about US.
  5. http://twitter.com/RightToPlayCAN ~ The Right to Play movement.
  6. http://twitter.com/immigrantyouth ~ “Conceive ideas. cultivate leadership. connect youth”.
  7. http://twitter.com/yLINC ~ “online web portal for newcomer youth between the ages of 18-24, designed to serve as an enriching and interactive online experience”.
  8. http://twitter.com/freethechildren ~ Brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. News on migrant children’s rights and global movements to support child rights.
  9. http://twitter.com/wrcommission ~ “Advocating for laws, policies and programs to improve the lives and protect the rights of refugee and displaced women, children and youth”.
  10. http://twitter.com/Girls20Summit ~ 2 days before the “official” G20 Summit, this organization will bring together women and girls from around the world to Toronto. No doubt migration, refugee and racism will be among top issues. Cool website too, with lots of useful information.