In the wake of mass violence, how might we better understand choices made by individuals and groups that led to atrocities? How do communities work to achieve both healing and justice?
Join us for a one-day workshop that will navigate the “us” and “them” dynamics related to race in Chicago’s rich history and help us connect to broader historical themes which shed light on contemporary challenges.
Join us for a timely community conversation, "Dehumanization at the Border." The event will feature a panel of thought leaders who will unpack the ongoing human rights issues migrants face in the United States, and throughout the world.
Rescheduled from January 31st
What does it mean to be an American? How does a society integrate immigrants and how do immigrants transform societies? We will explore these questions through history and the contemporary realities of immigration in the United States.
Schindler’s List tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a war profiteer and member of the Nazi party who saved over 1,100 Jews during World War II. The movie explores the human capacity for monumental evil as well as for extraordinary courage, caring, and compassion. It turns history into an opportunity for moral reflection.
This workshop explores Facing History’s interdisciplinary approach to using Warriors Don’t Cry to help students deepen their understanding of our Choices in Little Rock unit.