Experience Facing History

  • The votes are in! Shireen’s essay and Arvaughn’s spoken word poem blew us and YOU away! Check out the two winners of our Facing History Together Student & Alumni Upstander Scholarship Contest.
  • At our April 1 San Francisco Bay Area benefit dinner, we’ll honor Senator Cory Booker with an Upstander Award for his commitment to speaking out against injustice and creating positive change. Follow us for up to date information.
  • “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” - Robert Frost. Find five resources to help you weave poetry into your lesson plans during National Poetry Month in April.
  • “The biggest roadblock to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.” - John Prendergast. For Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month, introduce this difficult but important topic into your classroom with these four resources.
  • Recent events highlight the ways antisemitism continues to show up in everyday life worldwide. Addressing antisemitism, like any form of group hatred, cannot just take place when there is a crisis.

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    April, 2015
    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
  • 12
    April, 2015
    Yom Hashoah Commemoration in Partnership with JCRC
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    April, 2015
    World War I, the Middle East, and the Place of the Armenian Genocide