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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|Tags: , , |

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|Tags: , |

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|Tags: , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , , |

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|Tags: , , , , |