Workshop

Democracy and Civic Engagement Workshop for Educators
Voice of Witness is hosting a workshop on democracy, civic engagement, and storytelling in the classroom, with a special feature from NPR/PBS member station KQED about their Youth Media Challenge: Call for Change. Geared toward middle and high school educators, this one-hour session will explore democracy and civic participation through the lens of personal storytelling, …


Socialism Conference
A four-day conference featuring participatory discussions, lectures, and workshops organized by activists from all over the country, the Socialism Conference explores radical traditions and movements for survival and liberation. Voice of Witness is facilitating two sessions at the conference: Storytelling for Social Justice: Using Oral History in Community and Movement BuildingIn this interactive session, staff …


Workshop #3: Building Narrative Editing Skills
Workshop #3 provides an introduction to an oral history editing style that combines journalistic integrity and a literary approach to honor narrators’ voices and highlight complex issues through personal story. We’ll explore concrete skills and tips and provide an opportunity to practice on a sample transcript. This workshop will share best practices from VOW’s 15+ …


Workshop #2: Exploring the Interview Process
Workshop #2 provides an introduction to VOW’s interview practices, focusing on the role of respect, curiosity, trauma-informed approaches, insider/outsider power dynamics, consent, and more. We’ll explore case studies and create space to discuss best practices and challenges that may arise during oral history interviews. The workshop will be facilitated by VOW staff and Andrea Quijada, …