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Choices make history.
Choosing to Participate
Young people have the power to affect meaningful change in their classrooms, communities, and the world. Learn how Facing History can help you inspire students to stand up for what they believe in and choose to participate.
From Reflection to Action
Hear three inspiring stories from Facing History upstanders about how choosing to participate had a positive impact on their communities.
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Democracy Is Our Responsibility
In order for democracy to thrive, we all need to participate and make choices that improve life for ourselves and others.
Interested in learning with Facing History? Explore our live and on-demand learning events.
Writer, professor, political activist, Nobel laureate, and Holocaust survivor Watch Elie Wiesel discuss fighting indifference
Labor leader and civil rights activist Watch Becoming an Activist: A Conversation with Dolores Huerta
Representative John Lewis
Congressman and civil rights activist Watch Rep. Lewis discuss bringing the country together
Facing History provides personalized resources and support to districts and schools to improve opportunities for all students, improve school culture, and develop new teaching practices. And it works.
95% of students at Facing History partner schools have observed ways in which Facing History has positively impacted their school.
83% of teachers in Facing History partner schools agreed that most students in their school treat adults with respect.
Two randomized controlled trials show that Facing History interventions in middle and high schools lead to the development of safer and more engaging learning environments.