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Upcoming Events

Six By Ten on Tour

Colorado

CU Law and ACLU

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary with the ACLU chapter at the University of Colorado.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo, Taylor.

When: October 1, 2018 12pm

Where: University of Colorado School of Law

Trident Booksellers and Cafe

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo, Taylor.

When: October 1, 2018 9pm

Where: Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 940 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

Mercury Cafe Book Launch

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary with Susan Greene of The Colorado Independent.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo, Taylor. Narrator Brian Nelson will join to share his experience telling his story.

When: October 2, 2018 7pm

Where: Mercury Cafe, 2199 California Street, Denver, CO

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/233647080664678/

About The Colorado Independent:

The Colorado Independent is a statewide online news source operating in a time when spin is plentiful, but factual, fair and unflinching news in the public interest is all too rare. Our award-winning team of veteran investigative and explanatory reporters and news columnists aims to amplify the voices of Coloradans whose stories are unheard, shine light on the relationships between people, power and policy, and hold public officials to account. We strive to report the news with context, social conscience, and soul, and to give Coloradans the insight they need to promote conversation, understanding and progress in this square, swing state we call home.

Tattered Cover Book Launch

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary. The event will feature a reading and Q&A. Narrator Brian Nelson will join to share his experience telling his story.

When: October 3, 2018 7pm

Where: Tattered Cover, LoDo

More details here.

Prisoners’ Advocates Conference, Denver University

When: October 4-6, 2018

Bay Area

City Lights Book Launch

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass and Voice of Witness discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo, Taylor and narrator Mike Iftiker Ali.

When: October 9, 2018 7pm

Where: City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

Facebook event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/239009740150106/

UC Berkeley School of Journalism, with the Oral History Center

Editors Mateo Hoke & Taylor Pendergrass discuss their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary with the Berkeley Oral History Center.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo, Taylor and narrator Mike Iftiker Ali.

When: October 10, 2018 6:30pm

Where: UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, North Gate Library

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Litquake SF with Rachel Kushner at the Makeout Room

From twice National Book Award–nominated Rachel Kushner comes the New York Times bestselling novel The Mars Room, the story of Romy Hall at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women’s Correctional Facility, deep in California’s Central Valley. In conversation with San Francisco Chronicle culture columnist Caille Millner. Complimented by appearances from the Voice of Witness collection Six by Ten: Stories from Solitary editor Mateo Hoke and contributor Mohammed Ali. $5 adv / $10 door.

When: Thursday, October 18 • 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Where: Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., San Francisco, CA 94110

Details and Tickets Here

E.M. Wolfman Book Launch

Co-editor Mateo Hoke and Voice of Witness discuss new their new oral history collection, Six By Ten: Stories from Solitary.

The event will feature a reading and Q&A with Mateo.

When: October 25, 2018 7pm

Where: E.M. Wolfman Bookstore, 410 13th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Past Events

VOW Receives Human Rights Education Award

The Voice of Witness team is excited to share that we have been awarded the Edward O'Brien Human Rights Education Award for 2017! Each year, the award recognizes one organization and one individual who have [...]

November 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events|Tags: , , |

Bringing Farmworker Stories Back to Delano

Chasing the Harvest editor Gabriel Thompson speaks to Delano community members. Two years ago, California officially recognized October 25 as Larry Itliong Day, honoring the Filipino-American advocate who was instrumental [...]

Chasing the Harvest and Digital Delano – 10/25

EVENT Chasing the Harvest and Digital Delano Wednesday, October 25, 2017  |  6:00pm – 8:00pm Robert F. Kennedy High School (View map) 1401 Hiett Ave Delano, CA 93215 Free The [...]

Amplifying Unheard Voices: Reflections on VOW’s Annual Oral History Training

Editor’s Note: The blog series “I, Witness,” seeks to explore the ethics, challenges, and possibilities of teaching and conducting oral history. VOW summer 2017 interns Phillip Reid and Mary Kearney-Brown hold copies [...]

July 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Events, I Witness|Tags: , |

Lavil at Booksmith: 7/21

EVENT San Francisco Launch for Lavil: Life, Love, and Death in Port-Au-Prince Friday, July 21, 2017  |  7:30pm – 9:00pm The Booksmith (View map) 1644 Haight St San Francisco, CA 94117 Free [...]

Gabriel Thompson Discusses Chasing the Harvest at Copperfield’s Books 6/17

EVENT Gabriel Thompson Discusses Chasing the Harvest at Copperfield's Books Saturday, June 17, 2017  |  7:00pm Copperfield's Books, Sebastopol Store (View map) 138 N. Main Street Sebastopol, CA 95472 Free RSVP on Facebook  |  RSVP [...]