Los Angeles

Opened in 1994, our Los Angeles office provides professional development and resources to more than 8,500 area educators; reaching over 580,000 students in more than 1,300 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.

News and Announcements

May 29, 2020

Having watched the events of the last week: the indignity Christian Cooper experienced, George Floyd's death at the hands of police, the sorrow and outrage of protesters in Minneapolis and around the country—all set against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic which disproportionately impacts communities of color and reinforces long standing inequities—we are hurting and grieving. A message from Facing History President and CEO, Roger Brooks.

December 04, 2019

Jewish Journal interviews Liz Vogel, Executive Director of Facing History’s Los Angeles office, about the role Facing History is playing to stand up against anti-Semitism in Los Angeles schools. She highlights the new six-week Holocaust unit incorporating the Armenian genocide, a requirement for all California schools. 

Events in Southern California

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Get to know our work through stories told by teachers, students, scholars, and partnering organizations.

Facing History Now

Facing History and Ourselves empowers students to know themselves and use their voice. Get inspired by these stories and then consider making history with us.

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.


Facing History, Los Angeles Advisory Board

Eunice Lee, Chair*

Charlene Achki-Repko
Colette Bablon Ament**
Jordan Bahat
Kira Bahat
Joanne Blum
Aaron Cohen
Pamela Rubin Cohen
Lisa Conn
William D. Feldman**
Andrea Iloulian
Rita Lurie
Jake Neuberg
Andrew S. Pauly**
Carrie Richman**
Dr. Terrence Roberts**
MyKhanh Shelton*
Florence Sloan
Jesse Stern
Dave Stohl
Margaret Stohl
Karen Sulzberger
Janice White
Mandy Adams Wolf

*Board of Directors
**Leadership Council

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