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2018

November

  • 19
    Facing History and the New Global History Regents Exam
    Workshop
    New York
    $15.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Primary Source Documents, Enduring Issues and the Global History Regents Exam

    Learn how to prepare students to use primary sources for the new Global History Regents exam.

    This workshop has reached capaicity. Please register to join the waitlist.

    11.19.18
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves- New York
    150 Broadway
    Suite 2100
    New York, NY 10038
  • 26
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    11.26.18 - 11.27.18
    10:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • 26
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    11.26.18 - 11.27.18
    10:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • 29
    An Introduction to Standing up for Democracy (UK)
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching Students to Stand Up for Democracy (UK Only)

    Join us for a webinar series where we will examine Facing History & Ourselves’ newest resource, Standing Up for Democracy, written to support the teaching of Citizenship and PSHE education in UK classrooms.
    Online
    11.29.18
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • 29
    Explore the Complexities of Kristallnacht (Ottawa)
    Workshop
    Ontario

    CHES: Explore the Complexities of Kristallnacht in Your Classroom

    The Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship (CHES) at Carleton University’s Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies, Ottawa, is pleased to invite teachers of grades 7 -12 to a workshop as part of Holocaust Education Month 2018. 
    Temple Israel
    1301 Prince of Wales Drive
    Ottawa, ON K2C 1N2
    11.29.18
    4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

December

  • 3
    Human Rights & Social Justice
    Workshop
    England
    £30.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Human Rights and Social Justice within GCSE

    This workshop will introduce participants to Facing History’s sequence teaching and learning, and explore the critical themes of human rights and social justice within GCSE Religious Studies.
    12.3.18
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Royal Grammar School
    Amersham Road
    High Wycombe
    Buckinghamshire
    HP13 6QT
  • 4
    The Sun Does Shine
    Workshop
    Tennessee
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

    Join us for a workshop on The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row, a powerful account of human dignity, hope, and the fight for justice. This memoir by Anthony Ray Hinton chronicles his 30-thirty year wrongful incarceration on death row.
    12.4.18
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 5
    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A Facing History Approach to Teaching Night

    This workshop prepares teachers to interweave a literary analysis of Elie Wiesel’s powerful and poignant memoir with an exploration of the relevant historical context underlying Wiesel’s experience.
    12.5.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    IHRDC Clarendon Room Training Center
    535 Boylston St, 11th Floor
    Boston, MA 02116
  • 5
    New Films to Explore the Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching About the Holocaust in Middle School Classrooms: New Films to Explore the Holocaust and Human Behavior

    Many teachers want their students to achieve emotional engagement with the history of the Holocaust and therefore teach this history with the goal of fostering empathy. Emotional engagement with difficult material takes time and often teachers are unsure how to include images and films from the Holocaust that some students might find emotionally disturbing.

    Online
    12.5.18
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 5
    Standing Up For Democracy
    Workshop
    England
    £10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Students to Stand Up for Democracy

    This workshop will introduce you to our newest resource, Standing Up for Democracy. Written to support Citizenship and PSHE education, and accompanied by classroom-ready PowerPoints, we will use new teaching strategies to explore the key themes and learnings of this 15-lesson series.
    12.5.18
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    UCL, Rockefeller Building, Room 333
    21 University Street
    London
    WC1E 6DE
  • 6
    Exploring Democracy and Race in the Age of Jim Crow
    Partner Event
    New York
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Exploring Democracy and Race in the Age of Jim Crow: A collaboration with the New-York Historical Society

    This workshop is inspired by the New-York Historical Society's exhibition Black Citizenship and the Age of Jim CrowTour the exhibition and consider how primary sources can be used to raise fundamental questions about inclusion and exclusion in our nation's history and the implications for our choices today.  Lunch will be served.

    12.6.18
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    New-York Historical Society
    170 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
  • 6
    Teaching The 57 Bus
    Workshop
    California-Northern
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    An Evening with The 57 Bus Author Dashka Slater

    Join Facing History and award-winning journalist Dashka Slater, author of the YA nonfiction book The 57 Bus, for an evening discussion.

     

    12.6.18
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Berkeley High School
    1980 Allston Way
    Berkeley, CA 94704
  • 7
    Literature that Engages Students in Identity and Choices
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $100.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Literature that Engages Students in Identity and Choices

    Stories have the power to transform the way young people see themselves and others. Join us as we explore ways to use literature to engage youth in thinking about identity, analyzing adolescent choices, and reflecting on the impact of history on individuals.
    12.7.18
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Case Western Reserve University
    Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence
    11038 Bellflower Road, Suite 280
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 11
    Teaching Memoir: Red Scarf Girl
    Workshop
    New York
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Memoir: Red Scarf Girl and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

    What are different reasons people join revolutions and movements for social change? How do memoirs help us to examine the relationship between identity, society, and history?

     

    12.11.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The China Institute
    40 Rector St
    2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10006
  • 11
    An Introduction to Standing Up For Democracy (UK)
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching Students to Stand Up for Democracy (UK Only)

    Join us for a webinar series where we will examine Facing History & Ourselves’ newest resource, Standing Up for Democracy, written to support the teaching of Citizenship and PSHE education in UK classrooms.

    Online
    12.11.18
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • 11
    Race, Equity, and Education: Then and Now
    Community Event
    Illinois

    Legacies of the Civil Rights Era: Race, Equity, and Education - A Conversation with Dr. Eve Ewing and Dr. Terrence Roberts

    Register today for our Facing History Now forum featuring Dr. Eve Ewing, a poet, a writer, a former Facing History teacher, and now a sociologist of education at the University of Chicago, and Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the “Little Rock Nine” who desegregated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. Together they will discuss the legacies of the civil rights era on our city and our current education system.

    Chicago Cultural Center
    77 E Randolph St.
    Claudia Cassidy Theater
    60601 Chicago
    12.11.18
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 14
    Engaging Adolescents in a Study of the Holocaust (Calgary)
    Workshop
    Alberta

    Engaging Adolescents in a Study of the Holocaust (Calgary, Alberta)

    How can educators engage adolescents in a study of the Holocaust in a way that deepens their critical thinking, empathy, ethical reasoning and civic engagement? Join Facing History and Ourselves in an interactive workshop to learn strategies, resources and an approach that engages students in wrestling with human behaviour, roles and choices in history -  and invites students to make connections to the civic choices they make today.
    Calgary JCC
    1607 - 90th Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB T2V 4V7
    12.14.18
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
2019

January

  • 9
    Explore the Legacy of the Holocaust Today
    Webinar
    Online

    Teaching About the Holocaust in Middle School Classrooms: Explore the Legacy of the Holocaust Today

    Many teachers want their students to achieve emotional engagement with the history of the Holocaust and therefore teach this history with the goal of fostering empathy. Emotional engagement with difficult material takes time and often teachers are unsure how to include images and films from the Holocaust that some students might find emotionally disturbing.

    Online
    1.9.19
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 15
    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $250.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. 

     

    1.15.19 - 1.16.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Babson Executive Conference Center
    One Snyder Drive
    Babson Park (Wellesley), MA 02457
  • 15
    An Introduction to Standing Up for Democracy
    Webinar
    England

    Teaching Students to Stand Up for Democracy

    Join us for a webinar series where we will examine Facing History & Ourselves’ newest resource, Standing Up for Democracy, written to support the teaching of Citizenship and PSHE education in UK classrooms.
    1.15.19
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • 15
    Facing the Future Series: Event #2
    Workshop
    New Jersey

    Facing the Future: Building Partnerships for Educational Excellence #2

    Are you a seasoned Facing History teacher interested in digging deeper into Facing History case studies while also expanding your professional network? Join us for a three-part workshop series that is focused on doing just this.

    Montclair State University
    1 Normal Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07043
    1.15.19
    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 16
    Teaching a Facing History Elective Class
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $50.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching a Facing History Elective Class

    Join Facing History as we model ideas for designing your own semester or year-long Facing History elective class.  Area Facing History elective teachers will share innovative and creative ways to incorporate Facing History resources and pedagogical approach in elective classes.

    In this workshop you will discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies that reinforce historical and literacy skills.

    1.16.19
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Urban Community School
    4909 Lorain Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44102
  • 17
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online Course
    Online
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.

    1.17.19 - 2.20.19
    Online
  • 17
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online Course
    Online
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course, Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird, which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    1.17.19 - 2.20.19
    Online
  • 17
    The Bintel Brief and Immigration Today
    Workshop
    Tennessee

    Immigration and Integration: The Bintel Brief and Immigration Today

    This session will use excerpts of the Bintel Brief to raise universal questions about integration, assimilation, and acculturation, themes as timely now as they were when it was written.

     

    Goldie Margolin School for Girls
    388 Conwell Rd
    Beit Medrasha Room
    Memphis, TN 38120
    1.17.19
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 22
    A Conversation with Ariel Burger
    Community Event
    Massachusetts

    Echoes of the Holocaust: A Conversation with Ariel Burger about Elie Wiesel

    Ariel Burger, author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom, will share his experiences as he observed Wiesel communicate the Holocaust’s universal lessons to his students.
    Brandeis University
    Usdan Center
    International Lounge
    Waltham, MA
    1.22.19
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 23
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $220.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.

    1.23.19 - 1.24.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 23
    Igniting Student Agency Through Civics Literacy
    Webinar
    Online
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Igniting Student Agency Through Civics Literacy

    Join us as we explore the changing nature of civic learning and Facing History’s approach to nurturing students’ skills, knowledge, and dispositions for an active and engaged civic life.
    1.23.19
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online
  • 29
    Teaching Current Events
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Navigating Critical Conversations: Teaching with Current Events

    This workshop will focus on Facing History’s approach to bringing current events into the classroom.

    1.29.19
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 31
    Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
    Workshop
    New Jersey
    $25.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age

    The shooting of Michael Brown and the protests that followed became a flashpoint for the discussion about race, policing, and justice. Using the information aftermath of Ferguson and a new unit co-created by Facing History and Ourselves and the News Literacy Project, this workshop will examine how implicit biases shape our understanding of the world, and how news literacy skills and concepts can help students find reliable information to make decisions, take action, and become effective civic participants in today’s complex information landscape.
    1.31.19
    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
    Princeton University
    Lewis Library
    Princeton, NJ 08544

February

  • 4
    The Bintel Brief and Immigration Today
    Workshop
    California-Southern

    Immigration and Integration: The Bintel Brief and Immigration Today

    This session will use excerpts of the Bintel Brief to raise universal questions about integration, assimilation, and acculturation, themes as timely now as they were when it was written.

    Tarbut V'Torah Community Day School
    5200 Bonita Canyon Dr.
    Irvine, CA 92603
    2.4.19
    4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 6
    The Power and Promise of Civic Education Today - Forum
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Power and Promise of Civic Education Today - Forum

    Join us for a conversation about current events and Massachusetts' new focus on civic education.
    2.6.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Location TBD
  • 6
    Teaching Holocaust Literature
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $220.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Holocaust Through Literature in Middle and High School

    We will examine ways to integrate primary source documents with different Holocaust memoirs appropriate for both middle and high school as we dig into fundamental questions of human behavior.

     

    2.6.19 - 2.7.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 7
    Teaching Memoirs
    Workshop
    California-Northern
    $10.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The workshop will draw on Facing History’s newly updated study guides for Farewell to Manzanar, Night, and Warriors Don’t Cry and explore ways to engage youth in thinking about identity, analyzing adolescent choices, and reflecting on the impact of history on individuals.
    2.7.19
    4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Alameda County Office of Education
    313 W. Winton Ave
    Hayward, CA 94544
  • 11
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. 
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    2.11.19 - 2.12.19
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 11
    Young Adult Literature
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Young Adult Literature that Teaches the Importance of Identity, History, and Choices

    The seminar will equip teachers with practical literacy strategies, using rich primary sources and historical background materials along with interactive strategies for teaching memoir as informational text. 
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    2.11.19 - 2.12.19
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 27
    Implementing Restorative Practices
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $50.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Implementing Restorative Practices

    This workshop will explore ways to implement restorative practices and integrate these with Facing History pedagogy and your school community’s inclusive school culture.

     

    2.27.19
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    St. Martin de Porres
    6202 St Clair Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44103
  • 27
    2019 Los Angeles Benefit Dinner
    Benefit
    California-Southern

    2019 Los Angeles Benefit Dinner

    Change happens when preparation meets opportunity. This is the moment. Facing History and Ourselves is giving students the tools they need to be agents for change. Young people have been and continue to be at the forefront of many of the historical movements that have transformed societies around the world.

    Beverly Wilshire Hotel
    9500 Wilshire Boulevard
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212
    2.27.19
    6:00 pm
  • 28
    Legacies: Purchased Lives
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Legacies: Purchased Lives

    Using Illinois Holocaust Museum’s special exhibition “Purchased Lives,” we will  investigate the origins of concepts of race, and how assumptions led to justification for inhumane treatment and enslavement of others.Comprehending the impact of enslaving people is both challenging and crucial in understanding America’s history.  In this workshop, through resources and teaching strategies, Facing History will support educators (and their students) in exploring this difficult history and its legacies today.
    2.28.19
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
    9603 Woods Drive
    SKOKIE, IL 60077

March

  • 3
    2019 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner
    Benefit
    California-Northern

    2019 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner

    Change happens when preparation meets opportunity. This is the moment. Facing History and Ourselves is giving students the tools they need to be agents for change. Young people have been and continue to be at the forefront of many of the historical movements that have transformed societies around the world.

    Join us on March 3, 2019 at the annual San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner to celebrate youth agency, voice, and civic engagement.

    Hyatt Regency Embarcadero
    5 Embarcadero Center
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    3.3.19
    5:00 pm
  • 6
    Teaching Schindler's List
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Using Film to Explore the Holocaust: Teaching Schindler's List

    Schindler’s List tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a war profiteer and member of the Nazi party who saved over 1,100 Jews during World War II. The movie explores the human capacity for monumental evil as well as for extraordinary courage, caring, and compassion. It turns history into an opportunity for moral reflection.

    3.6.19
    4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 7
    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era
    Online Course
    Online
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching the Reconstruction Era

    This interactive online course for middle- and high-school teachers explores the Reconstruction era in the United States and the construction of American identity. It includes Facing History’s free teaching resource: The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.
    3.7.19 - 4.10.19
    Online
  • 7
    2019 Cleveland Benefit Breakfast
    Benefit
    Ohio
    Keynote Speaker Beth Mooney

    Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland 20th Anniversary Benefit Breakfast

    Join us Thursday, March 7, 2019 with over 200 business and civic leaders from across Greater Cleveland at the Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland 20th Anniversary Benefit Breakfast. For 20 years, we’ve worked in the Cleveland area to cultivate generations of critical thinkers and ethical leaders who will bring respect, civil discourse, and the value of inclusivity to their workplaces and communities across the world. Together we’ll explore where we’ve been and how, with your support, we can help the next generation face history NOW.

    Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower
    1360 West Mall Drive
    44114 Cleveland
    3.7.19
    7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • 13
    Individual Choices in a Democracy: A Facing History Approach
    Workshop
    Massachusetts
    $125.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Individual Choices in a Democracy: A Facing History Approach to Civic Education

    This workshop provides educators with an overview and resource roadmap to the revised Massachusetts History & Social Science standards and recent Civic legislation through a Facing History and Ourselves lens.
    3.13.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    IHRDC Clarendon Room Training Center
    535 Boylston St, 11th Floor
    Boston, MA 02116
  • 14
    History and Immigration
    Workshop
    Illinois
    $110.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    History and Immigration: Identity, Citizenship and Belonging in a Changing World

    What does it mean to be an American? How does a society integrate immigrants and how do immigrants transform societies? We will explore these questions through history and the contemporary realities of immigration in the United States.

    3.14.19
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    2 N LaSalle
    2nd Floor Conference Center
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • 19
    Immigration and Integration
    Workshop
    Ohio
    $60.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Immigration and Integration: The Bintel Brief and Immigration Today

    This session will use excerpts of the Bintel Brief to raise universal questions about integration, assimilation, and acculturation, themes as timely now as they were when it was written.
    3.19.19
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    TBD
    OH
  • 20
    A Complicated Legacy: Genocide and Mass Violence
    Workshop
    Illinois

     

    To register click here.

     

    A Complicated Legacy: Genocide and Mass Violence

    In the wake of mass violence, how might we better understand choices made by individuals and groups that led to atrocities? How do communities work to achieve both healing and justice? 

     

    Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
    9603 Woods Drive
    Skokie, IL 60077
    3.20.19 - 3.21.19
    9:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • 26
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    3.26.19 - 3.27.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 26
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    3.26.19 - 3.27.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

April

  • 11
    2019 Chicago Benefit Lunch
    Benefit
    Illinois

    2019 Chicago Benefit Lunch

    This is the moment. Young people have always been -  and are today - at the forefront of social movements that have transformed societies around the world. Facing History and Ourselves gives young people, through our work with educators and in schools, the tools they need to be agents for change.

    Save the date of Thursday, April 11, 2019 for our Chicago Benefit Lunch celebrating the power of youth agency, voice, and civic engagement. Together we can help the next generation face history NOW.

    Hilton Chicago
    720 South Michigan Ave
    60605 Chicago
    4.11.19
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • 16
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    4.16.19 - 4.17.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 16
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    4.16.19 - 4.17.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm

May

  • 13
    2019 New England Benefit Dinner
    Benefit
    Massachusetts

    2019 New England Benefit Dinner

    Change happens when preparation meets opportunity. This is the moment. Facing History and Ourselves is giving students the tools they need to be agents for change. Young people have been and continue to be at the forefront of many of the historical movements that have transformed societies around the world.

    Save the date for Monday, May 13 for the annual Facing History New England Benefit Dinner and join us to celebrate youth agency, voice, and civic engagement. Exciting new format and event details to come!
     

    Boston Park Plaza Hotel
    50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
    02116 Boston
    5.13.19
    5:30 pm

June

  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Northern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    6.17.19 - 6.18.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 17
    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust
    Seminar
    California-Southern

    Voices and Choices of Young People During the Holocaust

    Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust – what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.
    Museum of Tolerance
    9786 West Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90035
    6.17.19 - 6.18.19
    10:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • 18
    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era
    Seminar
    Ohio
    $200.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    The Fragility of Democracy: The Reconstruction Era

    The study of the Reconstruction Era in American history is essential to the understanding of citizenship and democracy in the United States today. We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
    6.18.19 - 6.19.19
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    TBD
    OH

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