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EDUCATION PROGRAM

THE VOICE OF WITNESS EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Voice of Witness Education Program brings the narratives and issues portrayed in the VOW book series into the curricula of schools and universities throughout the U.S.

Our work with students is rooted in the belief that long term, positive change can only be achieved if we foster empathy, inquiry, and critical thinking in young people—our next generation of teachers, leaders, and history-makers.

We serve over 20,000 people annually, and our oral history pedagogy has also been used to train a broad range of advocates for human rights and dignity, including educators, writers, journalists, attorneys, and medical doctors.

Our education team offers:

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CURRICULAR RESOURCES

 

 

ORAL HISTORY TRAINING

 

 

CONSULTING & SERVICES

 

 

SHARING HISTORY INITIATIVE

 

 

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WHO WE WORK WITH

VOW-INSPIRED PROJECTS

EDUCATION NEWS

Register Today: Amplifying Unheard Voices Summer Oral History Training

Interested in storytelling? Join Voice of Witness for our seventh annual Amplifying Unheard Voices Oral History Training from June 27-30, 2017 in San Francisco. This unique four-day training highlights the power of personal [...]

10 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, the Voice of Witness team has put together a list of 10 must-read books by black authors. The list includes a mix of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction (including oral history!). Happy reading! [...]

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Monthly updates from Voice of Witness. Get the latest news on book projects, events, and new resources.

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Our work is made possible through support from individual donors, foundations, and community partners.

If you would like to help us tell these important stories, please consider making a tax-deductible donation or volunteering.