Los Angeles

Opened in 1994, our Los Angeles office provides professional development and resources to more than 6,338 area educators; reaching 439,900 students in 1,115 public, religious, and independent schools throughout Southern California.

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In Southern California, there are an increasing number of schools that recognize the impact Facing History can make when the program is implemented in an in-depth way, either by using it in multiple grades or in yearlong courses.

A Back-to-School Message for Southern California Schools

 

News and Announcements

August 29, 2018

As students are returning to school at a challenging time in our democracy. At Facing History and Ourselves, we share an unwavering commitment to values that promote reflective and safe learning experiences, anti-bigotry principles, and a student-centered learning process. Read more about our new products that reflect those values.

   
August 14, 2017

Resources to help educators manage the difficult conversations around the bigotry and hatred demonstrated by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA.

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Back-to-School Message for Southern California Schools

In this back-to-school message, Liz Vogel acknowledges the important work of teachers as a foundation for democracy and identifies new resources/opportunities coming from Facing History this year.

Facing History in 60 Seconds

There are many classes that teach science, math, and English. There’s only one that teaches us to be more human.

Sarah Cooper of Flintridge Preparatory School - La Canada, CA

Students transform current events articles into spoken word poetry to influence others to care about an issue of their choosing. Those poems are performed by students and archived in a searchable database to inspire others to take action.

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Facing History, Los Angeles Advisory Board

Carrie Richman, Chair

Charlene Achki-Repko
Colette Bablon Ament
Jordan Bahat
Mitra Best
Joanne G. Blum
Aaron Cohen
Pamela Rubin Cohen
William D. Feldman
Susan Friedman
Jane S. Herzog
Andrea Iloulian
Andrew T. Kugler
Eunice Lee
Rita Lurie
Jake Neuberg
Andrew S. Pauly
Dr. Terrence Roberts
MyKhanh Shelton
Florence Sloan
Jesse Stern
Dave Stohl
Margaret Stohl
Karen Sulzberger
Adam Weiss
Janice White
Mandy Adams Wolf

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