ORAL HISTORY IN ACTION

The Voice of Witness Education Program works directly with educators in the Bay Area and all around the United States. We are constantly inspired by the amazing oral history projects created by the students and teachers we work with. Here are a few of the projects our partners have created over the years.

HEAR/SAY

UCSF MEMORY AND AGING CENTER
A Book of Stories about Aging, Dementia, Art, & Life
Facilitators: UCSF MAC & VOW EDU

STAGG VOW

AMOS ALONZO STAGG HIGH SCHOOL
An Oral History Class & Educator’s Toolkit
Teachers: Lisa Thyer & Chris Wendelin

HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION

Bere Visit to USF Human Rights Class 2016
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
A Course in Human Rights Pedagogy and Praxis
Professor: Dr. Susan Roberta Katz

VOICES FROM THE STORM

OAKLAND TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
A Theatrical Production by OakTech Rep
Teacher & Director: Ena Dallas

WRITING FROM EXILE

Angel Island Immigrants, courtesy of Scholastic.com
CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
English 1A: Reading and Composition 1: Writing from Exile
Professor: Dr. Steven Mayers

ORAL HISTORY & ENGLISH LIT

Rocio
TENNYSON HIGH SCHOOL
Oral Histories from the Community
Teacher: Charlie Stephens

IMAGINING HOME

CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO
Stories of Exile and Migration in the SF Bay Area
Professor: Dr. Steven Mayers

OUR TOWN OUR STORIES

METWEST HIGH SCHOOL
Oral Histories of Oakland, CA
Led by the Voice of Witness Education Program

SURVIVING JUSTICE

FRANCIS W. PARKER SCHOOL
A collaboration with Voice of Witness
Facilitators: Cliff Mayotte & Jeanne Barr

VOICES OF UPSTANDERS

JEWISH COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL OF THE BAY
New Orleans Oral History Projects
Teachers: Roni Ben-David & Danielle Frandina

THE RUSSELL CITY PROJECT

SAN LORENZO HIGH SCHOOL
A Documentary Theatre Performance
Teacher: Beth Daly