In December of 2009 as part of a ten-day online workshop, participants submitted questions for the following distinguished experts. They responded to the questions through written word, audio or video.
History is about choices. Big choices. Little choices. Tragic choices. What if people were capable of making better choices?
Facing History and Ourselves combats racism, antisemitism, and prejudice and nurtures democracy through education programs worldwide. We empower teachers and students to think critically about history and to understand the impact of their choices.
This is a game of ideas, hopes, concerns, and predictions. In the game, you’re asked to imagine a world where a new technology, called the FeelThat Network, tracks and shares information about our state of mind and body. It’s like any other social network—but instead of sharing words, photos, or videos, we’re sharing our physical sensations and emotions
At Facing History we honor and value the uniqueness of every human being. Our strength as an organization is directly tied to our diversity of staff, leadership, educators, students, scholars, and volunteers.
It was sheer fate that landed college junior Welling Savo Justin – a girl from Bainbridge Island off the coast of Seattle, Washington – in Facing History and Ourselves’ Brookline headquarters during the summer of 1998.
Studies show that in-depth implementation of Facing History impacts the language, behavior, and aspirations of our young people. Learn more.
Facing History and Ourselves works with educators in network schools to develop programs and approaches that strengthen school culture, from advisory programs to community engagement to faculty development. Read and key strategies and programs used in many of the schools in the network.