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An Oral History of Organic Farming

Our Education Advisory Board member Katie Kuszmar has been collaborating with one of the founders of California Certified Organic Farmers to preserve the history of the organic farming movement and honor the voices [...]

July 10th, 2018|Categories: Education, Environmental Issues, Labor Issues|Tags: , , , , |

Summer Reading List from VOW

The Voice of Witness team has put together a short summer reading list, featuring a few personal recommendations from our staff. What do you plan to read this summer? Electric Arches [...]

Resettlement Stories for World Refugee Day

A refugee's story does not end once they’ve reached a host country. In fact, that is often just the beginning of their journey. On World Refugee Day, join us in honoring the courage of refugees by [...]

Our First San Francisco-Based Project!

We're so excited about our first San Francisco-based VOW oral history project, Proyecto Santuario, a participatory, community-based project that explores the history of San Francisco as a "sanctuary city" through the voices of Central American immigrants and refugees. [...]

Announcing Our New Oral History Projects!

The Voice of Witness team is excited to introduce three new oral history projects incubating in the VOW Story Lab! From Puerto Rico, to San Francisco and Appalachia, the inspiring people behind these projects are determined to [...]

Introducing Our Oral History Resource Guide for English Language Learners

As Voice of Witness continues to amplify a diversity of newcomer voices in our oral history book series, we are also committed to developing curriculum through our education program that directly supports students in migrant and English [...]

Grassroots Storytelling from Thailand’s Healthcare System

A guest post by Praveena Fernes, VOW Education Advisory Board Member. Read Part I of her full piece here, and Part II here. Last spring, I studied in rural Northeast Thailand and worked closely [...]

3 Actions for Farmworkers on Cesar Chavez Day

Saturday, March 31st is Cesar Chavez Day, and we're honoring his legacy by supporting the farmworkers who are continuing his battle today. 25 years after the death of Cesar Chavez, the fight for farmworkers' [...]

Our Journey Through the Civil Rights Movement

Our Education Associate Erin Vong just returned from a moving journey along the path of the Civil Rights Movement with Sojourn to the Past and 90 high school students. For almost 20 years, Sojourn has led thousands of [...]