“Facing History and Ourselves is, always has been, and always will be about communicating that big ideas matter. Our work connects intellect to compassion, scholarship to self-reflection, a deep study of history to a deep concern for the future. We encourage students to think more, reflect more, and feel more. And we help them discover that the biggest idea of all is that humankind has a capacity for both enormous evil and astonishing good.”
Read more of Executive Director Margot Stern Strom's message and our 2013 annual report here.