On a visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Maud, the granddaughter of a survivor, learns more about an upstander with whom she has a personal connection.
Scholarship winner Claire draws personal connections to the story of upstander Fred Korematsu, a civil rights activist who brought a lawsuit against the United States to object against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Our work with Corrymeela Community's "Facing Our History, Shaping the Future" initiative inspired two schools to work together across the divisions that dictate so much of Northern Irish life.
Read a winning essay from Facing History's 2017, "Making Choices in Today's World" about student author Sam's experience coming out as transgender to family members. Sam draws connections to the famous novel To Kill A Mockingbird.
Student author Neha describes how activist and education advocate Malala Yousafzai made her rethink the opportunities in her own community to be an upstander and make a difference. Learn more in this scholarship-winning essay from Facing History's 2017 student essay contest.
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.