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Big news for the VOW Education Program

August 5th, 2016|Categories: Education, News|

Introducing VOW's new education associate, Erin Vong. Claire Kiefer to be VOW's curriculum specialist. Expanding Our Team The summer has been a time of transition and opportunity for the VOW Education Program as we welcome our new education associate Erin Vong and say safe travels (but not goodbye) to [...]

Dispatch from the Field: The Latest on Current Projects

July 18th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Justice, Cultural and Personal Identity, Dispatches from the Field, Home and Belonging, Immigration, Indigenous Rights, Labor Issues, News, Poverty and Economic Rights, Racial Inequality, VOW Story Lab|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This summer, VOW's editors have been making big strides on their oral history projects. (Thanks in no small part to everyone who supported the Seed the VOW Story Fund Campaign this past spring!) Here are the latest updates on the next book in the VOW series, and the six projects currently incubating in the VOW Story Lab: [...]

The 2016 Sharing History Initiative is Open for Applications!

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Education, News, Sharing History Initiative|

The 2016 Sharing History Initiative is officially underway! In service of our commitment to fostering storytelling in classrooms and communities around the United States, the Voice of Witness Education Program has just launched the second annual Sharing History Initiative. This national book placement program provides educators, storytellers, and social justice advocates with [...]

A Warm Welcome to Diana Cohn!

December 11th, 2015|Categories: Education, News|

The Voice of Witness education team is excited to announce the newest member of our education advisory board, Diana Cohn. She will be joining current members Gerald Richards, Nishat Kurwa, Katie Kuszmar, Praveena Fernes, Rick Ayers, and Bill Ayers in assisting the education program with strategic goals, assessment, new initiatives, and outreach. For over two decades, Diana [...]

Voice of Witness on KALW’s Your Call

August 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

  On Monday, August 24, Voice of Witness was featured on KALW’s Your Call, a call-in show hosted by Rose Aguilar that focuses on politics, culture, dialogue, and debate. Listeners had an opportunity to call in with questions for us. The conversation included both core Voice of Witness staff and one of our book editors: Cofounder [...]

Meet Praveena Fernes, the Newest Member of the Voice of Witness Education Advisory Board

July 24th, 2015|Categories: Education, News|

The Voice of Witness education team is excited to announce the newest member of our education advisory board, Praveena Fernes. She will be joining current members Gerald Richards, Nishat Kurwa, Rick Ayers, Katie Kuszmar, and Bill Ayers in assisting the education program with strategic goals, assessment, new initiatives, and outreach. Praveena’s long involvement [...]