Responding to the FAIR Education Act and the needs of our diverse students, this workshop will introduce participants to LGBTQ individuals and events in history whose contributions have shaped Los Angeles.
This forum will engage you in Facing History’s approach to teaching current events, which asks students to not only know what is going on, but to also be aware of injustices and their own bias, and, ultimately, to find their own agency and voice.
Explore the role that antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.
This event is full. If you'd like to join the waitlist, please register as usual. How does society rebuild after extraordinary division and trauma, when the ideals and values of democracy are most vulnerable? We will explore this significant period in U.S. history, when Americans were faced with the challenge of restoring a nation amid the social and political upheaval of the civil war.
Participants will explore the voices of young people during the Holocaust - what factors contributed to their identity, what choices they made, and what students today can learn by studying the Holocaust with an eye towards better understanding ordinary people and human behavior.