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Post-Election Pop-Up Oral History Event — Dec. 8

Say It Forward: Today's Stories for Tomorrow's Courage A Post-Election Pop-Up Oral History Event with Voice of Witness When: Thursday, Dec. 8th | 12-6pm Where: Voice of Witness, 849 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA 94110 Who: Bay Area [...]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Education, Events|

Webinar: Developing Student Skills in Oral History

Listen Up: Developing Student Skills in Oral History Online Webinar Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 |  3:30 – 4:10pm PST How can storytelling and listening transform a classroom? In the first installation [...]

November 7th, 2016|Categories: Education, Events, Webinar|

Podcast Feature: VOW on The Literary Life

Author Amy Hassinger (left) featured High Rise Stories on a recent episode of The Literary Life. Amy reads from the book's introduction by VOW editor Audrey Petty (center). Voice of Witness hit the airwaves [...]

October 21st, 2016|Categories: Home and Belonging, News, Poverty and Economic Rights, Racial Justice|

Magnum Foundation & Voice of Witness Partner to Educate Through Multimedia Storytelling Amidst Colombian Peace Talks

For over five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military. Civilians in Colombia have faced a range of abuses from all [...]

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Colombia, Education, Exile & Displacement, News|

Register Now: New Oral History Webinar for Educators

Listen Up: Developing Student Skills in Oral History Online Webinar Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 |  3:30 – 4:10pm PST The Voice of Witness Education Program is hosting our first-ever webinar for educators who want to [...]

October 5th, 2016|Categories: Education, Events, Webinar|

What Happens When Philanthropy and Empathy Meet?

Voice of Witness Demonstrates the Unparalleled Power of Story to Catalyze Dialogue September 30, 2016 By Sophie Lee at The Whitman Institute This article was originally published by our good friends and long-time supporters [...]

October 5th, 2016|Categories: News|

Conference Season: VOW EDU Out and About

TEACHERS 4 SOCIAL JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2016 San Francisco, California Mission High School Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 |  9:00am – 5:00pm Register for the conference here. Attending Teachers 4 Social Justice this year? Stop [...]

October 5th, 2016|Categories: Education, Events|

Back on the Shelves! Stories from Undocumented Immigrants & People Inside the Criminal Justice System

We are pleased to announce that three of our most popular backlist titles—Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives, Surviving Justice: America’s Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated, and Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives [...]

September 14th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Justice, Immigration, News|

Meet the 2016-17 Germanacos Fellows for Sharing History

Last year, the VOW Education Program launched the Sharing History Initiative to support passionate and underfunded teachers, storytellers, and community leaders in bringing social justice-based storytelling into their communities. Today, we're thrilled to announce that thanks [...]

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Education, News, Sharing History Initiative|