The Voice of Witness Education Program partners with the following organizations and programs in order to better serve our network of classroom and community educators, increase our impact, and contribute to an ongoing dialogue about teaching and learning.

For a list of institutions that Voice of Witness has partnered with for the Sharing History Initiative, visit this page.

The Puente Project
is a national award-winning program that has improved the college-going rate of tens of thousands of California’s educationally underrepresented students since 1981.
 Its mission is to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged students who enroll in four-year colleges and universities, earn degrees and return to the community as mentors and leaders to future generations.

1826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills.

First Exposures is a nationally recognized youth photography and mentoring program based in the San Francisco-Bay Area. They offer student mentoring programs taught by experienced photographers and help students acquire vital life skills while developing an intellectual and creative outlet.


University of San Francisco Masters of Arts in Human Rights Education Program provides a unique opportunity to understand and address deep-rooted social and educational inequities through the lens of critical Human Rights Education.


Brave New Educators uses documentaries to start a dialogue with students and professors across college campuses.  Their mission is to champion social justice issues by using a model of media, education and grassroots volunteer involvement that inspires, empowers, motivates and teaches civic participation.

100 cameras is a nonprofit organization that works with kids around the world to teach them how to tell their stories through photography. Their curriculum emphasizes storytelling and empowering kids to realize the vital role they play in their communities.


The Fred T. Korematsu Institute educates to advance racial equity, social justice, and human rights for all.

8Human Rights Educators USA seeks to promote human dignity, justice, and peace by cultivating an expansive, vibrant base of support for Human Rights Education (HRE) in the United States.


The Oral History Association, established in 1966, seeks to bring together all persons interested in oral history as a way of collecting and interpreting human memories to foster knowledge and human dignity.


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