Experience Facing History

  • “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” - Maya Angelou. Get ready for Women’s History Month with four resources that introduce students to women who've improved the world through their courage and compassion.
  • Equal Justice Initiative has released a sobering report on lynching in America. Here are guiding questions and resources educators and caregivers can use when talking to young people about this history and its legacy in their own lives.
  • Democracy is not a product but a work in progress. Our “Choices in Little Rock” teaching unit explores the civic choices of those heros and antagonists who participated in the events that occurred at Central High School in 1957.
  • How did America’s first president, George Washington, deal with issues of religious diversity? Our lesson plans on religious freedom and democracy let you bring this vital conversation to your classroom.
  • We’ve pulled together discussion questions and resources to help you talk about Best Picture nominee "Selma" with young people.

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    March, 2015
    Dinner and Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide with Dr. Richard Hovannisian
  • 24
    March, 2015
    New York
    Wonder: The Challenge of Difference
  • 20
    April, 2015
    Choices Matter: A Community Conversation with John Amaechi