Students use videos and readings featuring US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power to develop a historical and human understanding of today’s global refugee crisis.
Use these activities and resources on Japanese American incarceration during World War II to introduce students to this history while exploring questions about American identity, racism, and citizenship.
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.
Please join us for a conversation with Facing History and Ourselves, the New-York Historical Society, and Stan Yogi, author of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, as we honor the experiences of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, explore what it means to be an upstander during difficult moments, and discuss legacies today.
Provide students with historical context for understanding the protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea and help them explore the reasons why many Native Hawaiians oppose its construction.