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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|

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|

So Long 2016 — A Note From Cliff Mayotte, VOW Education Program Director

Dear Friends, As we look back on 2016 and all the changes and challenges that have come with it, I'd like to take a moment to share some of what gives us at Voice of Witness hope [...]

December 30th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Making History: How One Nurse is Changing the Story of Dementia

Photo: UCSF Memory and Aging Center "These are topics that we don’t often explore in the context of traditional medicine." PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Merrilees Jennifer is a clinical nurse specialist at [...]

December 26th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Recap: Post Election Pop-Up Oral History Event

High school students from June Jordan School for Equity in San Francisco process the election results during a "chalk talk" session at the Voice of Witness office. On December 8, 2016, the Voice of [...]

December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, Events|

These prizes could be yours when you give to the Make History Campaign…

Make a gift to the Make History Campaign for the VOW Education Program by December 31st and you'll be automatically entered to win one of these prizes: One standard membership to [...]

December 17th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Making History: How a “Problem Student” Became an Inspiring Teacher

Sandy Amos (left) and his student at June Jordan School for Equity "I wanted to be the sort of teacher that I didn't have growing up." TEACHER SPOTLIGHT: Sandy Amos Sandy teaches literature [...]

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Education, Make History Campaign|

Making History: How a Hurricane Katrina Survivor Helped One Student Find Her Purpose

Danielle Covington (left). Janae Harris and Danielle Covington perform Voices from the Storm at Oakland Technical High School in 2015 (right, photo Jay Yamada) "This was a turning point in my life."  STUDENT [...]

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Arts, Education, Make History Campaign|