Make History Campaign

So Long 2016 — A Note From Cliff Mayotte, VOW Education Program Director

December 30th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Dear Friends, As we look back on 2016 and all the changes and challenges that have come with it, I'd like to take a moment to share some of what gives us at Voice of Witness hope for the new year, and for the years to come. Thanks to you, the VOW Education Program had an incredibly productive [...]

Making History: How One Nurse is Changing the Story of Dementia

December 26th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Photo: UCSF Memory and Aging Center "These are topics that we don’t often explore in the context of traditional medicine." PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Merrilees Jennifer is a clinical nurse specialist at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center (MAC), where she works with dementia patients and caregivers. Voice of Witness is currently [...]

These prizes could be yours when you give to the Make History Campaign…

December 17th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Make a gift to the Make History Campaign for the VOW Education Program by December 31st and you'll be automatically entered to win one of these prizes: One standard membership to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco A luxurious Andromeda body care gift set from Aesop Skin Care [...]

Making History: How a “Problem Student” Became an Inspiring Teacher

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Sandy Amos (left) and his student at June Jordan School for Equity "I wanted to be the sort of teacher that I didn't have growing up." TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Sandy Amos Sandy teaches literature at June Jordan School for Equity, a public high school in San Francisco, California. "Growing up in Washington DC, [...]

Making History: How a Hurricane Katrina Survivor Helped One Student Find Her Purpose

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Arts, Education, Make History Campaign|

Danielle Covington (left). Janae Harris and Danielle Covington perform Voices from the Storm at Oakland Technical High School in 2015 (right, photo Jay Yamada) "This was a turning point in my life."  STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Danielle Covington Danielle discovered her passion for socially engaged theatre in high school, while adapting the VOW book Voices [...]