Facing History and Ourselves gives educators and students the skills to approach today’s difficult issues with empathy, through the lens of history. We believe that by empowering young people to make ethical choices, they will become Upstanders, rather than bystanders. They will change the world for the better.
We’ve been doing this for 40 years, and it’s never been more important. Here are three easy ways you can help us Pave the Way.
Can we claim that 19th century ancestors are “legal” immigrants in contrast to today’s “illegal,” undocumented immigrants, if there were no laws preventing them or anyone else from coming to the United States at the time?
Explore this question through the lens of “moral luck” at the Facing Today blog.
Our international community of mindful and creative educators, students, and community members are exploring topics and issues at the heart of our work.
Connect with like-minded educators, parents, and students from the Facing History community in and around Southern California.
Find projects, activities, resources, and inspiration from educators across Canada who are integrating Facing History in their classrooms.
Facing History teaches us to think about the world in new ways, igniting ongoing conversations about how we can build a society free from racism, religious intolerance, bullying, and hatred of all kinds. When we face history together, we create a better future. Let’s talk.
With your help, we can do more.