One way to give students tools to re-examine their own lives and communities is to step back from our current time and explore issues of injustice in the past.
Read a scholarship-winning essay from Facing History's 2017 "Making Choices in Today's World" student essay contest. Student author Charlie details how he drew inspiration from politician Harvey Milk to come out to his peers.
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Zezette Larsen was born on February 21, 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. Zezette enjoyed being close to her assimilated, French-speaking Jewish grandparents in pre-World War II Belgium as well as spending school vacations with her Dutch grandparents in Amsterdam, Holland.