The Town of Berlin, Connecticut

Country Charm at the Center of Connecticut

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My Rights

I have the right to be happy and to be treated with care and understanding.

  • This means that I am able to express my ideas and that no one should laugh at me or hurt my feelings.

I have the right to be respected as a person.  I am special.  I am unique.

  • This means I should be treated fairly.

I have the right to be safe.

  • This means that no person should hurt me physically or with words or try to touch me in ways that would make me feel uncomfortable.

I have a right to say no.

  • This means that I am able to say no to another younger person or to an adult when asked to do something that is wrong or dangerous or does not seem right to me.

I have a right to state what I feel and to hear what others have to say.

  • This means that I should be able to talk when it is my turn and to hear when a person is talking.

I have a right to learn.

  • This means that I should be proud of the things I learn and work hard to improve myself.