Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.
The third of a 3-part series explores the immigration laws of 1965, and intimate portraits of the new Chinese Americans
The second of a 3-part series explores the impact of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Deepen students’ understanding of the issue of migrant detention by having them consider the diverse perspectives of detained migrants, an immigration lawyer, a border guard, and an immigration judge.
Tejwattie speaks about how Facing History helped her understand her identity.
Facing History and Ourselves alumna Clarinda Ofori-Annor gave an account of her experiences as an immigrant from Ghana and finding her voice in her Facing History class at the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner.
Scholars explain the history of secularity in France, where it is the State's role to protect individual freedom of conscience and respect of all faiths by keeping religion out of the public sphere.