The Wong Family, originally from Wing On village in China, left their home and their land to build a new life in California. These photos reveal glimpses of how this family continued building on their past while growing across generations and continents.
A young girl walks home after buying a bottle of paraffin for cooking and heating on June 19, 2016 in Khayelitsha, South Africa. Informal settlements across the Cape Town experienced significant flooding after heavy rainfalls.
A portrait of the Polish poet and winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in literature, Wislawa Szymborska, at the ceremony where she was decorated with the Order of the White Eagle of Poland, the highest decoration given to civilians in Poland.
Our approach to memoir develops students’ literacy skills; promotes historical analysis and understanding of some of the darkest moments in history; and fosters empathy, perspective-taking, and other social-emotional competencies.