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VOW on PBS Book View Now at 2017 AWP Conference

In an interview with PBS Book View Now, VOW's executive director and co-founder Mimi Lok spoke about VOW's work at the intersection of literature and human rights. The interview took place at [...]

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Activism, Arts, 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 [...]

February 11th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events|

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! [...]

February 1st, 2017|Categories: Education|

Dave Eggers, Voice of Witness, and Thousand Currents at AWP in Washington, D.C. — February 9, 2017

      Going to AWP this year? Join Voice of Witness and our partner Thousand Currents on Thursday, February 9th for a book-signing with VOW Co-founder Dave Eggers and a panel on the intersections [...]

January 31st, 2017|Categories: Events|

USF School of Education & Voice of Witness Team Up for Human Rights Education Course

USF students learn strategies for teaching human rights during an interactive lesson led by Voice of Witness staff. This article was originally published on the University of San Francisco's blog and has been re-published here with [...]

January 28th, 2017|Categories: Education|

Mateo Hoke in Conversation with Matt Eisenbrandt at Green Apple Books on the Park

Join us at Green Apple Books on the Park for a conversation between VOW editor Mateo Hoke (Palestine Speaks) and Matt Eisenbrandt, author of the new book Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Webinar: Media Options for Sharing Out Your Oral Histories

Listen Up: Media Options for Sharing Out Your Oral Histories Online Webinar Monday, April 24, 2017  |  Time TBD What's the best type of media for your oral history [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events, Future events, Webinar|

hear/say Book Launch & Reception at UCSF Memory and Aging Center

Join us on February 2, 2017 to celebrate the book launch of hear/say, a collection of personal stories about aging, dementia, art, and life. 5:30 presentation, reader's theater, video, and Q&A 6:30 reception, [...]

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events|

Webinar: How to Plan Your Oral History Project

Listen Up: How to Plan Your Oral History Project Online Webinar Monday, Feb. 6, 2017  |  3:30 – 4:10pm PST The VOW Education Program is hosting its second webinar, this [...]

January 18th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events, Webinar|