Facing History Together

Working together, we move from bystanders to Upstanders.

How To Be An Upstander

Guiding Principles for Difficult Conversations

We must regularly practice building and honoring a safe and productive community so we are better prepared to discuss topics that may pull more heavily on hearts and minds.

5 Tips for Civic Dialogue in an Online World

Engaging in civic and productive dialogue can be hard and takes practice. These tips will help foster civility and community in online spaces.

How to Stand Up for Black History at Your School

How do we move past the reliance on Black History Month as a catch-all for representation of the experiences, contributions, and voices of African Americans?

Upstanding Stories

Why I No Longer Hide My Rainbow

Now more than ever we must be proud and visible.

Charlie K

Student Ohio

What Malala Taught Me

Age is not a barrier to bettering the world.

Neha M

Student Michigan


Fighting for what you feel is right is a choice.

Kaitlin W

Student California
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Community Conversations

Bringing communities together through meaningful dialogue around today’s most profound issues.

Better Arguments

The Better Arguments Project encourages Americans to engage each other in better, more productive debates about core American ideals.

Benefit Dinners

Come join us and other educators, students, upstanders and change-makers for a night of inspiration and learning at one of our regional annual Benefit Dinners.

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